08 July, 2008

French Footballer impressed with Tour

Why the story made Canadian news, I do not know.

French football player William Gallas impressed by crowds at Tour ...
The Canadian Press - CHOLET, France
Still, even he was surprised by the amount of fans packing the roadside in
Tuesday's Tour de France time trial. Gallas rode in a team car as he
followed ...

ESPN.com--the Slipstream three

Two For The Road
Editor's note: In Part I of ESPN.com's series on the
Slipstream-Chipotle cycling team, now known as Garmin-Chipotle after
acquiring a new title sponsor, Bonnie D. Ford explored the
Colorado-based team's first training camp, which brought together
young and veteran riders with the common goal of excelling as a clean
team in a sport long plagued by doping scandals. Part II followed the
team on its first major stage race, the Tour of California.

In this latest installment, Ford profiles two of the team's American
riders who will make their Tour de France debuts: 29-year-old Danny
Pate and 27-year-old Will Frischkorn.


Muncie Star Press has Blogger at Tour

A cycling-mad fan blogs dispatches to MSP

From the Tour de France
Muncie Star Press - Muncie,IN,USA
She is attending her second Tour de France. While in France, she will be
writing a periodic diary of her experiences for The Star Press. Fanatical.

NYT has "interactive" TdF Page

Particularly good for the geographically challenged.

The 21 Stages of the Tour de France
New York Times - United States
The 95th Tour de France features 180 riders from 20 teams who will race
2212 miles over 23 days. It is a grueling test of endurance and strategy
that will ...