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Richie Porte 'super fans' primed for Tasmanian's tilt at Tour de France title - ABC Online

When Richie Porte sets off for Tour de France glory on Saturday night, he'll do so with the support of a legion of loyal fans. But Wendy Abbott of Wynyard, in Porte's home state of Tasmania, is more a super fan, having followed the rider avidly since ...and more »

Race Predictions for the 2017 Tour de France - Bicycling

It's the last week of June, so it's time once again for our annual look at how oddsmakers are handicapping the 2017 Tour de France. Pundits will pundit, of course (including here at Bicycling), but as the past year has shown, well, we pundits sometimes ...and more »

Peter Sagan storms to Tour de France stage three victory as Thomas keeps lead - Cycling Weekly

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) powered his way to a stage three victory at the Tour de France despite one of his feet unclipping from the pedals as he launched his sprint to the line. A relatively straightforward day ended in a high stakes shoot-out that ...and more »

Marcel Kittel powers to Tour de France stage two victory as Geraint Thomas retains yellow - Cycling Weekly

Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step) took the spoils in the first battle of the sprinters on stage two of the Tour de France, powering ahead of his rivals in the finish to Liège in dominant style. >>> Five talking points from stage two of the Tour de France. The ...and more »

A Late Debut in the Tour de France: The Scars Tell Why - New York Times

When the Tour de France begins on Saturday, with riders zipping along the banks of the Rhine, their heads down and their legs churning, you'll have to pay close attention to spot the Americans in the field of nearly 200. Very close. That's because only ...and more »

Tour de France 2017: Marcel Kittel wins second stage, Geraint Thomas holds yellow jersey - ABC Online

Germany's Marcel Kittel has met expectations and won the second stage of the Tour de France with a commanding sprint finish, while three-time champion Chris Froome did not lose any time despite falling to the pavement amid a mass crash on a wet corner ...and more »

Geraint Thomas wins Tour de France 2017 stage one time trial to wear yellow jersey - Cycling Weekly

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) won the opening time trial stage of the 2017 Tour de France, conquering the treacherously wet roads of Düsseldorf, Germany, on Saturday. It's the Welshman's first Grand Tour stage victory, and he will wear the coveted yellow ...and more »

Tour de France 2017: Peter Sagan wins third stage, Richie Porte shows fearsome form - ABC Online

Shaking off an equipment glitch in the furious finishing sprint, Peter Sagan has bagged his eighth career Tour de France stage victory with an impressive display of power and quick-thinking on a short, sharp final uphill dash. Geraint Thomas of Team ...and more »

Quick guide to the Tour de France - The Hindu

The Tour de France is cycling's premier stage race. Founded in 1903 by L'Auto editor Henri Desgrange as a means of increasing the newspaper's sales, the Tour is the biggest annual sporting event in the world, drawing more live spectators than even the ...and more »

German star makes tech history at Tour de France - Business Insider

disc brakes Tour de France history made stage win Kittel In a first for the world's largest annual sporting event, Marcel Kittel of Germany won stage two of the Tour de France on Sunday in Liege, Belgium, while riding a road bike equipped with disc ...and more »