Will Demare, and France, be celebrating again after Stage 6? Photo via sporting news.com

Fabio Aru surprised us all at the tail end of Stage 5, attacking on the La Planche des Belles Filles climb and showing stunning form as he opened up enough of a gap on a depleted lead group to take the stage...

Chris Froome took his first Tour stage win on la Planche des Belles Filles in 2012. Photo via velo101.com

We won’t go into the details of the aftermath of Stage Four’s crash, there has been plenty of chat on Twitter and other news sources – judge for yourselves

Stage 5 brings us the first big GC...

Can Kittel double up on Stage 4?

We begin in Mondorf-les-Bains in Luxembourg, home of the Schlecks and head towards Vittel in France, home of the bottled water.

There is little to mention until the race reaches 37km to go, where we have back-to-back climbs. The first is a short Cat 4 and the...

Similarly to Stage 2 of last year’s Tour, which was won by Sagan, Stage 3 brings a short, sharp uphill test to the finish. Photo via bycling.com

Stage 3, 3 countries and a 3rd stage winner at the 2017 Tour. All of these are 100% fact unless Geraint Thomas ends up making our third...

The first sprint stage of this year’s Tour should result in a tense bunch finish.

After a wet ‘n’ wild Stage 1, which sadly took Valverde and Izagirre as its main victims, things should be drier for Stage 2 – the first of many sprinter-friendly stages in this year’s race.

We say goodbye to...

The last time the Tour started in Germany was 1987 when Stephen Roche completed his Giro-Tour double.

The Tour and Germany have had a rocky relationship over the past two decades. During the mid-2000’s a string of high-profile doping offences, the exit of German teams like Telekom and the...

“Run, Froome Dog, run!” Chris Froome’s third Tour de France win was almost derailed by a moto incident on Mount Ventoux. Photo via abcnews.com

The main event, in the eyes of the world’s population and not necessarily cycling fans, is upon us. We’re not saying that whilst sipping our double...

The jersey winners of the 2016 Tour de France. Photo via letour.fr

The Tour de France 2016 has been and gone, and we can say for certain that it was a remarkable year for the tour. The yellow jersey didn’t win a single mountaintop stage, but instead took a time trial and attacked on descents....

Jon Izaguirre celebrates his win. Pic courtesy of Cyclingnews.com
Jon Izaguirre celebrates his win. Pic courtesy of Cyclingnews.com

The last showdown in the Alps was a bit of a damp squib, in both racing and weather. After chaos reigned on the descents yesterday, the peloton took it much easier this time round and once a safe breakaway had been established and...

Bardet celebrates France's only win of the Tour this year. Pic courtesy of The Telegraph.
Bardet celebrates France’s only win of the Tour this year so far. Pic courtesy of The Telegraph.

Stage 19 was arguably the most enjoyable stage of the Tour so far, and proved over and over that professional cycling is a team sport with only one winner. As predicted, the race started at a very...