| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Two-time champion Alberto Contador has dropped out of the Tour de France on Monday after crashing during Stage 10 in the Vosges mountains.
The 31-year-old Spaniard with Tinkoff-Saxo Bank becomes the second big favorite to drop out this year after...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France.
Rain doused riders at the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:24 PM
I cycled the usual starting and finishing miles of the Horrible Hundred last weekend and was reminded yet again that Lake County has plenty of hills. For about 35 miles, I felt as if I was never on a flat road, except along Lake Minneola.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:27 PM
As the Tour de France enters its 10th stage Tuesday, five things to know:
1. ZZZZZZZZZ: After nine torrid days of riding, on the 10th day they rested. In hotels in and near Saint-Nazaire on France's western coast, the 182 riders who survived the Tour'...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Here are five things to know as the Tour de France enters an off day before resuming for the 10th stage Tuesday.
1. Try as you might: Chris Froome single-handedly quashed several attempts by rivals to wrest the overall race lead from him as the Tour...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:20 AM
BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France -- Irishman Dan Martin beat Denmark's Jakob Fuglsang at the line to win Sunday's ninth stage of the Tour de France, and race favorite Chris Froome withstood early attacks to defend the yellow jersey on another hard day of...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:09 AM
LYON, France -- Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin timed his finish perfectly to win the hilly 14th stage of the Tour de France, while Chris Froome preserved his overall lead by staying in the pack on Saturday.
Froome and the other main contenders were more...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:55 AM
MONT VENTOUX, France -- British rider Chris Froome showed why he remains the overwhelming Tour de France favorite by winning Sunday's grueling 15th stage up to Mont Ventoux to extend his lead over main rival Alberto Contador.
Froome attacked about two-...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:15 PM
As the Tour de France enters its 16th stage Tuesday, five things to know:
1. THE HOME STRETCH: Chris Froome is on the cusp of Tour de France victory. After Monday's rest day, the 28-year-old Briton is set to embark on six final stages in defense of...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:03 AM
LE GRAND-BORNAND, France --- Chris Froome can already taste the champagne and has only one more day of climbing remaining before mounting the Champs-Elysees podium steps as Britain's second consecutive Tour de France winner.
The race leader preserved...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 9:03 AM
A relatively easy ride down the Champ-Elysees is all that separates Chris Froome from becoming the 2013 Tour de France champion.
The British rider finished third Saturday in Stage 20 of the tour, effectively winning the race since Sunday's ride into...