2008 Olympic Road Race champion Samuel Sanchez handed contract at American BMC Racing Team for 2014
For the second day running, the descent of a category two hill threw a hand grenade into the front group of the Tour.
Thor Hushovd won his second mountain stage of the Tour in Gap, while Andy Schleck faltered on the Col de Manse, perhaps losing his chance of winning the yellow jersey.
The favourites cancelled each other out on Plateau de Beille. Is Thomas Voeckler suddenly looking like a possible Tour winner?
Cadel Evans, very possibly. Here’s why.
The first mountain showdown of the 2011 Tour narrowed the list of potential winners down to half a dozen riders.
Cycle Sport Summer is out now, containing the world’s best Tour de France guide, along with the very best writing and photography of professional cycling. This month’s 196-page magazine features…