04 July, 2008

UK's Guardian says Cycling is at Crossroads

Cycling stands at a crossroads on eve of Tour de France
guardian.co.uk - UK
"The Tour de France is the biggest and the best-run business in cycling and
they can take over cycling if they want," he said.

SI's Austin Murphy gives Cycling Props

Rhetorical question posed on the eve of the 95th Tour de France, which
begins Saturday in Brest, at the tip of the Breton peninsula: Wouldn't it
be ...

Canadian Press Trumpets Cervelo

A Canadian Bike in the Tour

Canada's Cervelo Cycles a major player in Tour de France, Olympics
The Canadian Press - TORONTO
TORONTO — Some of the fastest legs in the world will pedal Canadian-made
bikes in both the Tour de France and at the Olympic Games this summer. ...

examiner.com (Los Angeles?) does cycling

Chris Carmichael gets another platform

Tour De France Examiner
Examiner.com - USA
The Tour de France is searching for its soul, and it just might find it in
the 2008 edition of the grand race. After back-to-back years marred by
doping ...

Kansas City Star does Garmin Team

Garmin is a local company

Garmin introduces Tour de France team
Kansas City Star - MO,USA
By DAVID HAYES Garmin and the cycling team it's sponsoring in the Tour de
France took to the world stage this morning. With a crowd of 150 or so
journalists ...

Michael Barry Misses Tour but Contributes to NY Times

Tour de Torture: Who Is Prepared to Suffer the Most?
New York Times - United States
Everybody in the Tour de France will suffer; the winner will probably be
the one who is prepared to suffer the most. Michael Barry, left, in the
2003 Vuelta ...

Skoda Auto in Tour

Skoda Auto at the Tour de France for the Fifth Time
Autochannel (press release) - USA
MLADA BOLESLAV - July 3, 2008: Skoda Auto will act as the Main Partner of
the legendary Tour de France for the fifth time this year. ...

South African Barloworld is a salmon amongst advertisers

Tour de France offers 'once-in-a-lifetime' returns
Cycling News - Ruimsing,South Africa
From the moment Team Barloworld was conceptualized, racing in the Tour de
France was identified as the ultimate goal, not only for the riders, ...