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  • best-stages-of-le-tour-2018

    Best Stages of Le Tour 2018

    Chris Froome has officially been absolved of any sin, and this means we’re on for a race of Biblical proportions. So, what have Le Tour organisers, the AMO, conjured up for the riders this year?

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    Download The 2018 Tour de France App: Your Ultimate Tour Sidekick

    The greatest cycling holiday has never had better coverage and interactivity! If you haven’t got acquainted with the official 2018 Tour de France mobile application by Škoda AUTO, we suggest you change that immediately. With the touch of a finger, you can instantly access race…

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    A Day in the Life of a Tour de France Doctor

    I caught up with Dr Jost Paul-Henri after Stage 6 of the Dauphiné. “It was a good day for us,” he said – presumably meaning no crashes. The experienced anaesthetist sounded relaxed and happy that his medical expertise hadn’t been needed.

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    What Do the Pros Drink?

    Hydration status affects performance on the bike and recovery too. Athletes at the Tour de France have to compete at their peak level day after day for three weeks, so having a good fluid management strategy is a must. Let’s look at how they used…

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    The Mavic Support Vehicles of Le Tour de France

    Jens Voigt has crashed his bike hard in the 2010 Tour de France. The frame is snapped like a twig, the derailleur bent, and the driver of the broom wagon asks Voigt if he wants a lift. Voigt is a hair’s breadth away from abandoning.

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    Full Tour de France 2018 Provisional Startlist

    Each of the 18 top-flight professional teams sends 8 riders to this year’s Grand Boucle, one fewer than in previous years due to a rule change introduced by the International Cycling Union. Some teams are yet to confirm their line-ups, but the provisional squads are…