The high mountains of the Tour de France deliver both ecstasy and agony to the peloton. We spoke to the riders to hear their stories of triumph and woe on the race's highest roads
Geraint Thomas and other GC riders now believe Julian Alaphilippe is a serious threat to win the Tour de France overall
Julian Alaphilippe won Friday's individual time trial at the Tour de France, holding off defending champion Geraint Thomas
Representatives from McLaren, partners in the Bahrain-Merida team, say there are no easy answers in a complicated situation concerning Rohan Dennis's abandonment from the Tour.
Despite a promising first week, hopes of a tightly bound GC battle have succumbed to the suffocating dominance of Team Ineos.
Ketones, a popular supplement, have made their way to the WorldTour peloton, and some question whether they have a place in pro cycling.
Yates won the three-man sprint after being in the breakaway all day. Behind, the GC contenders called a truce before tomorrow's decisive time trial.
Rohan Dennis abandoned the Tour de France midway through Thursday's stage; Bahrain-Merida plans to investigate why he quit
What's it like for a Tour de France journalist to watch the race from the couch? Andy Hood and Fred Dreier link up to discuss
Stage 12 features two major climbs and a long, fast descent to the finish. Teams and riders are preparing for anything and everything.
Jonathan Vaughters's new book "One-Way Ticket: Nine Lives on Two Wheels" sheds new light on pro cycling's 'EPO era'
The pint-sized Australian narrowly beat Dylan Groenewegen to win the first Tour stage of his career.
Nine years after his thrilling ride on the Tourmalet, Andy Schleck sat down with Rupert Guinness to talk about his career, his retroactive Tour victory, and how he wants to help the new generation of riders
Thibaut Pinot took the blame for his disastrous ride during Monday's stage 10. "I have a bit of anger about what happened yesterday," he says
Daredevil mountain biker Valentin Anouilh jumped the Tour de France peloton on his mountain bike on Monday
The French superstar is realistic about his chances to defend the yellow jersey as the race finally tilts into the longer climbs looming in the Pyrenees and the TT challenge
There are more than 3,500 obstacles in this year's Tour de France route—more than one for every kilometer of racing. Each of these impediments represents an opportunity for a crash or a split in the action
This year the Tour de France's first rest day falls a day later than normal, and after an opening week of challenging stages
While several of his main rivals stayed in the lead group, a number of others lost significant time. Thomas now sits atop the virtual GC lead.
Stage 10 dished up chaos, as five of the top GC riders were caught out in the crosswinds. Van Aert sprinted to the win from a reduced lead group.
French fans have embraced Julian Alaphilippe throughout this year's Tour de France. Alaphilippe's yellow jersey on Bastille Day boosted his popularity even further
The success of a team's whole season can be defined at the Tour de France. Some teams opt to change their goals for the race over a number of seasons, while some are forced into action by misfortune or poor form. We spoke to riders about how it's done.
After powerful performances in the key stages of the Tour so far, team boss says there's 'no limit' to what Pinot can achieve.
French fans are celebrating Bastille Day with Alaphilippe in the yellow jersey and Pinot moving up.
Is Team Ineos's 2019 Tour de France lineup as strong as the Team Sky squads that won pro cycling's biggest race six of the last seven years? We asked riders, managers, and team directors
Geraint Thomas crashed at a crucial moment in Saturday's stage 8, however quick thinking by his Ineos teammates helped him regain the peloton before the finale
We’re not in the mountains but the general classification had a significant shake-up because of 200km over difficult terrain in stage 8.
On this episode of PYSO Gus and Bobby talk with Dr. Allen Lim about recovery and preparation
Tejay van Garderen abandons the Tour de France after breaking his left hand in a crash on Friday
Just three flat stages remain at this year's Tour de France, and the race's pure sprinters must survive the hills and hight mountains to reach them
With Landa and Quintana showing signs of life, Movistar enters the second week of the Tour de France with growing confidence.
The UCI is asking fans to take a survey for how to improve professional road racing. We appreciate the gesture, and have some not-so serious improvements we'd like to make
Dylan Groenewegen won the bunch sprint to take stage 7 of the Tour de France
The Tour de France's general classification battle has taken shape after Thursday's summit finish atop La Planche des Belles Filles
Thursday's sixth stage of the Tour de France produced a classic battle, and helped further the mythology of the Tour's newest great climb: La Planche des Belles Filles
Dylan Teuns held off Giulio Ciccone to win stage 6 atop La Planche des Belles Filles. Ciccone took yellow from Julian Alaphilippe
Michael Matthews was disappointed after he finished seventh place in the sprint on Wednesday. Reporter Rob Arnold was there to chronicle the moment
The final kilometer of Thursday's climb to La Planche des Belles Filles includes a mix of gravel road and chip seal. Does gravel cycling have a place at the Tour de France?
Peter Sagan addressed questions about his form by winning stage 5 of the Tour de France in Colmar
EF Education First assistant sports director Tom Southam calls in to talk about analog technology. And Bobby Julich and Gus Morton discuss failed nature-break ploys, getting jiggy with it, France vs. Italy on the subject of “legal usage” of champagne, high-speed praying mantes and more.
The Tour's first week is full of stresses, and riders work hard to eliminate unnecessary fatigue. The hardest days have yet to come, and cracks are already starting to appear.
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Elia Viviani out sprinted Alexander Kristoff in downtown Nancy to win the Tour's fourth stage
On flat stages like Tuesday's stage 4, GC riders seek out an ideal position in the peloton. Unfortunately, the perfect place in the bunch does not exist.
Although he started the Tour almost unrecognizable in his trade team kit, Peter Sagan is back in the more familiar green jersey. Having won the points competition in every Tour he's finished, you might as well get used to seeing him in it.
How long can Julian Alaphilippe hold the Tour de France race lead? And is Alaphilippe capable of one day winning cycling's biggest race?
France has been in desperate need of a rider capable of winning the Tour. Julian Alaphilippe has said it isn’t him. But do you believe him?
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Julian Alaphilippe scored a dramatic stage victory on stage 3 after a solo breakaway. Alaphilippe now moves into the race's yellow jersey
The Irish rider became a father and reunited with his old trainer in the off-season.
When a bike appears with both Ernesto Colnago and Eddy Merckx's name on it, it draws far more attention than the state-of-the-art superbikes ridden by those racing today.
Jakob Fuglsang and Adam Yates lost some time in Sunday's team time trial, but both GC threats are still in the hunt for the Tour overall
With Mark Cavendish's chances of matching Belgian's 34 Tour de France stage wins looking slim, Eddy Merckx's prowess is being given a new lease of life.
The first GC shakeout of the race sees pre-race contenders Steven Kruijswijk, Egan Bernal, Geraint Thomas, and Vincenzo Nibali profit from their team's performances.
As well as providing a vital opportunity for GC riders to gain seconds, the TTT adds a sense of team camaraderie and a visual spectacle, says Mitchelton-Scott boss.
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With anxiety at a boiling point in the first week of any Tour de France, getting through it unscathed is vital to setting up success for the pivotal final stages.
After a late crash took out his teammate Dylan Groenewegen, the Jumbo-Visma leadout man was able to beat Peter Sagan by the narrowest of margins.
Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates may run clinchers at the Tour. What does this mean for tubular tires in years to come?
Rohan Dennis has been working for years to become a GC rider at grand tours. Dennis will place that mission on hold during this year's Tour de France