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  • Fan Throws Urine at Tour de France Leader Chris Froome

    Fan Throws Urine at Tour de France Leader Chris Froome

    With an insurmountable 3 minute, 10 second lead through 15 stages of the Tour de France, and an especially dominant performance through the mountain stages, many have already labelled Great Britain’s Chris Froome a doper and a cheater.  This all in spite of the fact that Froome has never tested positive for performance enhancing drugs, […]

  • Here’s How The Tour de France Looks Through a GoPro (Video)

    Here’s How The Tour de France Looks Through a GoPro (Video)

    Sure, some of these POV videos featuring GoPros are just blatant GoPro marketing, created and released by the company itself, but that doesn’t change the fact that they’re pretty spectacular clips. For instance, we’re used to seeing the Tour De France, the world’s premiere cycling race, from the vantage point of a van or motorcycle […]

  • Dutch Postal Carrier Flips Out Over Tour de France Road Closures (Video)

    Dutch Postal Carrier Flips Out Over Tour de France Road Closures (Video)

    Most people living along the 2015 Tour de France route are probably pretty excited that the world’s most famous and prestigious cycling event is passing through their town. However, given all the road closures required, you know there are also going to be a handful of people who’d rather the race go somewhere else. The […]

  • Monster Crash at Tour de France Takes Out Dozens of Riders (Video)

    Monster Crash at Tour de France Takes Out Dozens of Riders (Video)

    Four riders were forced to pull out of the Tour de France and several more were left bruised and battered following a massive crash during the third stage of the race earlier today. It all started when William Bonnet and Warren Barguil touched wheels. The result was a massive pile-up that included the yellow jersey […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 25th) — Lance Armstrong

    This Day In Sports History (July 25th) — Lance Armstrong

    It was on this day in 2004 that Lance Armstrong won his sixth straight Tour de France title.  With the win, he became the first rider to ever win six Yellow Jerseys. Riding for the US Postal Service team, Armstrong finished six minutes 19 seconds ahead of Germany’s Andreas Kloden.  He would win a personal […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 24th) — Lance Armstrong

    This Day In Sports History (July 24th) — Lance Armstrong

    It was on this day in 2005 that Lance Armstrong retired from the sport of cycling.  He would call it a career after winning his seventh consecutive Tour de France. After leaving the Tour so that he could focus on his fight against cancer, Armstrong returned in 1999 to win his first Tour de France […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 23rd) — Floyd Landis

    This Day In Sports History (July 23rd) — Floyd Landis

    It was on this day in 2006 that the final stage for the Tour de France took place.  Floyd Landis was initially declared the winner, but after a failed drug test, he was stripped of the yellow jersey. Oscar Pereiro of Spain was named the 2006 Tour de France champion, as he finished second to […]

  • 25 Insane Tour de France Fans

    25 Insane Tour de France Fans

    Chances are, if you live in North America, you probably haven’t paid all that much attention to the Tour de France since Lance Armstrong retired. However, you should. Even if everyone who’s ever won the race is a cheater, this is still one of the greatest spectacles in all of sports. And, much like the […]