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    Adieu, Thibaut Pinot!

    For many French cycling fans, and likely for many fans around the world, the highlight of the 2023 Tour de France took place on the slopes of the penultimate climb of stage 20, the Col du Petit Ballon, when Frenchman Thibaut Pinot rode past with…

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    The 2023 Tour Wrap-Up: A Tour de France That Is Already Legendary

    My favourite moment of this remarkable Tour de France, a race that had more memorable moments than a three-week honeymoon, was Matej Mohorič’s reaction to his stage 19 win and his very impassioned interview afterwards. Mohorič races for Bahrain-Victorious, which entered the Tour under the cloud…

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    Weather Causes More Disruption at Giro as Stage 13 is Shortened

    The chaos on this year’s Giro d’Italia just won’t quit. The race has been badly disrupted by multiple cases of Covid and, especially, continuous rainfall that has caused many crashes and withdrawals. On Friday, as rain continued to lash the course, and much of Italy,…

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    Thibaut Pinot is Back

    After a months-long cycling break filled with back pains, the rider is joining the Tour du Limousin and satisfying his eagerness to return to racing.

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    The Strange Case of Thibaut Pinot

    Fact: A French rider has not won the Tour de France since 1985 when Bernard Hinault, nicknamed “The Badger”, wore the yellow jersey in Paris after the final stage.

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    Primož Roglič Leads After Day One at La Vuelta

    What an opening to this year’s last Grand Tour! With a tough climb at the finish of the first stage, the battle for the overall win has already begun. Primož Roglič is now in the lead, Chris Froome is out of contention and if the…

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    Things We Learned With Four Days to Go Until the End of the Tour

    “The people of Slovenia enjoy sitting on a bike and cycling through the city streets as well in nature,” the “I Feel Slovenia” website declares. “There are plenty of cycle paths leading over a soaring landscape which offers cycling terrains for families as well as…

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    Who Has a Shot at Winning This Year’s Tour de France

    The good news is that, despite the rise of Covid-19 infections in France, this year’s Tour de France is still set to start on August 29, two months later than originally scheduled. The pandemic killed off much of the spring racing season and the rescheduled…