02 July, 2008

SciAm: Winning Tour "Takes Grit, Strength--And Cutting Edge Technology

Winning the Tour de France Takes Grit, Strength--And Cutting-Edge ...
Scientific American - USA
To wear the winner's distinctive yellow jersey when this year's Tour de
France ends in Paris on July 27, cyclists must make every second count
throughout ...

as of this date, there is a pretty glaring error in the text. See if
you can find it.

Chicago Sun-Times: Riding in France...

...is pretty sweet

Tour de France: Peddling past the vineyards and into another time
Chicago Sun-Times - United States
This was no Tour de France (which happens to start this weekend). The pace
was leisurely, with plenty of time built in to stop and smell the
proverbial ...

"McEwen Doing It Tough"

McEwen doing it tough at Tour de France
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
A victory for Cadel Evans at this year's Tour de France could prove bitter
sweet for fellow Australian and team-mate Robbie McEwen. ...

reuters: TdF facing image challenge

Tour de France facing decisive image challenge
Reuters UK - UK
By Julien Pretot BREST, France (Reuters) - The Tour de France, still
reeling from last year's doping affairs, will face the daunting task of
restoring ...

Newsweek online: Cycling Fans say 'so what' to doping

The Tour de France, It Is a Funny Race
Newsweek - USA
This year's Tour de France is going to be different. At least, that's the
line professional cycling is pushing. Two weeks ago, the International
Cycling ...