30 June, 2008

Danielson's hometown paper on his non-start (again)

Danielson not part of Tour de France
Durango Herald - Durango,CO,USA
Although Tom Danielson's goal for 2008 was to ride in the Tour de France,
the Garmin-Chipotle (formerly Slipstream) rider was not selected to be part
of the ...

Paul Kimmage: the tour is on the brink

How can we save one of sport's greatest competitions, the Tour de ...
Times Online - UK
- A good friend, and great journalist, Pierre Ballester, sent me a copy of
his latest work last week, 'Tempetes sur la Tour'. A brilliant
deconstruction on ...

another "clean tour" story--from South Africa

TDF needs dope free race
News24.com - Green Point,South Africa
Paris - For a second year running, the Tour de France has no defending
champion and no star. More than ever, the showcase event desperately needs
a clean ...

Drug cleanup begins before the start of the tour

Guarded Tour well armed against doping
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
By JEROME PUGMIRE, AP Sports Writer For a second year running, the Tour de
France has no defending champion and no star. More than ever, the showcase
event ...

Stuart O'Grady using le Tour for Olympic Prep

O'Grady using Tour de France as Beijing 'preparation'
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
He said the Games was all he was focused on, despite the Tour de France
starting next Sunday. "Coming into this Olympics is probably the most
difficult," he ...

Paul Kimmage interviews Jonathan Vaughters

Countdown to the Tour de France: Jonathan Vaughters and his drugs ...
Times Online - UK
It happened on a sunny Tuesday morning in the city of Pau, as he prepared
for the start of the 14th stage of the 2001 Tour de France. ...

Garmin-Chipotle Getting More Canadian Love

Team brings American flavour, no-doping message to Tour de France.
KBS Radio - Trail,BC,Canada
Vaughters hopes the up-and-coming team, which will race in its first Tour
de France beginning July 5, can recapture the attention of American cycling
fans ...

Liggett on the 2008 TdF

Tour de force
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Phil Liggett tells David Sygall why this year's Tour de France will be a
landmark in Australian sport. Cadel Evans is coming off a fine season, ...

fresh Tour for Hincapie

After 7 wins with Armstrong, American Hincapie riding Tour de ...
International Herald Tribune - France
But given the upheaval in professional cycling since Armstrong's retirement
following the 2006 Tour de France, Hincapie's offseason move to the team he
and ...

Garmin-Chipotle takes Anti-Doping Seriously

Garmin-Chipotle team takes its anti-doping philosophy seriously
Winnipeg Free Press - Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada
Another American rider, David Zabriskie, likely would have made the squad
but is recovering after fracturing a vertebra in a fall at the Giro
d'Italia in ...

27 June, 2008

Landis Appeal--Does he win the Tour? Finally?

Landis appeal verdict due Monday
BBCSlovak.com - London,UK
American Floyd Landis will learn on Monday whether he has succeeded in his
appeal to regain his 2006 Tour de France victory. Landis tested positive
for ...

Movies and Bikes

The tour de fierce
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
IT WAS A SHOT IN THE opening minutes of Hell on Wheels, a documentary about
the 2003 Tour de France, that started me wondering about the relationship

Pro Cycling Manager TdF Game

PRO CYCLING MANAGER- TOUR DE FRANCE 2008 races through the
MCV - Hertford,Hertfordshire,UK
Pro Cycling Manager- Tour De France 2008, the latest version of the
popular racing management game for PC and PSP, is released today by
Ascaron. ...

Book: Bad Blood--The Secret Life of the Tour de France

Bad Blood: The Secret Life of the Tour de France
SheCycles - London,UK
By David Arthur Jeremy Whittle's Bad Blood is an insider's story of 10
years following the Tour de France, and of how a sport has been corrupted
by ...

26 June, 2008

Rogers will Miss TdF

Rogers will miss Tour de France
The Canberra Times - Canberra,Australian Capital Territory,Australia
BY JOHN-PAUL MOLONEY Canberra cyclist Michael Rogers has sacrificed riding
in the Tour de France to give himself a chance of winning Olympic gold. ...

Britons saddle up for Tour de France success

Britons saddle up for Tour de France success
Daily Mail - UK
By Neil Wilson Britain will enter a team in cycling's Tour de France in
2010 with the objective of winning the race within five years. ...

Dave Brailsford sees light in GB cycling squad for 2010 Tour de France

Dave Brailsford sees light in GB cycling squad for 2010 Tour de France
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
Brailsford envisages stage wins for Great Britain in the opening year and
expects a GB national squad to produce an overall winner of the Tour de
France ...

CTS TdF Daily Newsletter

While Carmichael Training Systems doesn't always have good info, their daily Tour de France newsletter does have some decent features, like trainer workouts you can save.



Cycling Weekly TdF Guide

Who's your favourite for the 2008 Tour de France?
Cycling Weekly - London,England,UK
This year we've packed in more information that ever, giving you the most
up-to-date guide to the big race available on the web. ...

Garmin-Chipotle Roster

Tour De France Roster for Team Garmin-Chipotle Presented by H30 Named
All American Patriots (press release) - Taeby,NA,Sweden
The riders that will represent Team Garmin-Chipotle in tackling the
world's toughest sporting event are: "Bringing a team to the Tour de
France has always ...

Tyler Farrar off Garmin-Chipotle TdF Roster

Farrar off Tour de France list
The Wenatchee World Online - Wenatchee,WA,USA
When Tyler was 8 years old, his family took a vacation to France and
followed the Tour de France. He got to check out bicycles and soak in all
the pageantry ...

Drug Test at Tour Unreliable?

Drugs Test to Be Used at Olympics, Tour de France Is Unreliable
Bloomberg - USA
By Simeon Bennett June 26 (Bloomberg) -- A doping test to be used at the
Olympic Games and Tour de France may miss performance-enhancing drugs in
urine ...

Dreaming of Foot-Hi Pies...and the Tour de France

Dreaming of Foot-Hi Pies Š and the Tour de France
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - MO, United States
Rabobank's Denis Menchov got the short end of the stick last year when he
went into the Tour de France as the team leader, only to be relegated into
a ...

Tour de France 2008 - Team Barloworld Announced

Tour de France 2008 - Team Barloworld Announced
Daily Peloton - USA
This year's Tour de France (July 5-27) is rapidly approaching and Team
Barloworld is almost ready for the biggest race of the cycling season. ...

Rabobank Tour Squad Announced

Tour de France - Rabobank Squad Announced
Daily Peloton - USA
Tour debutantes Langeveld and Ten Dam Coming July 5 in Brest, the Rabo Pro
Team will start the Tour de France with, amongst others, Sébastian
Langeveld and ...

Tour Fever

The Tour.