Category: breakaway

Stage 20 and beyond – 2013 Tour de France recap

July 20, 2013

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OK, I know the Tour is 21 stages, but for all intents and purposes it ends when stage 20 finishes. So, here’s my top-10 recap for the 100th edition of the Tour de France. I welcome your thoughts and guest posts on any other cycling events or news around the […]
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A Different Style of Watching the Tour this Year – 2013TDF

July 14, 2013

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In some ways, I’ve been spoiled. I’ve attended four Tours de France in person. I’ve recorded and watched innumerable others on TV and online. This has been possible because I run my own business and my schedule is oft-times very flexible. Not this year. As you’ll notice, I’ve written only […]
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Di Luca fails drug test – Test EVERYONE!

May 27, 2013

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It hit the social media airways – textways, I guess – before I saw it in the mainstream media. Another rider gets pulled from competition for doping. This time it wasn’t as prominent a name as Armstrong or Contador, but Danilo Di Luca was a career cyclist who had many […]
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Storify of Lance Armstrong – all over the Web

October 21, 2012

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[View the story “Lance Armstrong Slips Off the Pedals” on Storify] Lance Armstrong Slips Off the Pedals A recap of the recent Lance Armstrong fallout and where things stand now from a number of folks in social media. Storified by Jeff Cutler · Sun, Oct 21 2012 05:20:10 Some donors […]
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Stage 1 Results and Thoughts

July 1, 2012

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As I’ve told Bob a bunch of times on the BeanCast, the Tour de France is a promotional vehicle. Yes, it’s a sporting event (and one I hold near and dear to my heart), but it’s also a grand way for companies and brands to get their name out there […]
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Stage 14 – 2011 Tour de France

July 16, 2011

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We’re still in the Pyrenees and today’s biggest climb – Plateau de Beille – falls right at the end of this 168.5KM stage. What’s going to happen? A complete and utter shattering of the field is what I see. While there might be a small break or two early…desperate moves […]
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