Santini to partner with the Tour de France

Santini Cycling Wear and A.S.O. are delighted to announce a new agreement making the Italian brand an official partner to the Tour de France from 2022 to supply prestigious Yellow Jersey and the other official jerseys for the elite multi-stage road race. The sponsorship deal also includes the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift and …

Greg LeMond on a training ride, the Early ’90s

A vintage photo of Greg LeMond on a training ride with his Z-Tomasso team in the early ’90s. The guy who rides the scooter is Otto Jacome, he was Greg LeMond’s soigneur during his career.

Tour de France Winner Groupsets, Year by Year

Tour de France is the world’s most popular and prestigious bicycle race. Wining “the Tour” is a great victory for cyclists, as well as groupset producers. Here are the Tour de France Winner Groupsets, since 1937, year by year (also the average speeds of each year’s winner).

Astronauts aboard the ISS were watching the Tour de France live

The 2021 edition of the Tour de France was concluded on July 18, Sunday with Slovenian Tadej Pogačar defending his title. At the end of the last stage, Eurosport connected to the International Space Station (ISS) and it turned out astronauts aboard the orbiting laboratory were watching the Tour de France live.

How many calories do riders burn during the Tour de France?

Imagine you begin pedaling from the start of Stage 17 of this year’s Tour de France. First, you would bike approximately 70 miles (112 km) with a gradual increase in elevation of around 1,300 feet (400 m). But you’ve yet to hit the fun part: the Hautes-Pyrénées mountains. Over the next 40 miles (64 km) …

NTT Pro Cycling celebrates 10 years with Qhubeka at the 2020 Tour de France

The UCI WorldTeam cycling team based in South Africa, NTT Pro Cycling celebrates 10 years with Qhubeka at the 2020 Tour de France. This partnership has seen the team play a major role in the efforts to assist young people and healthcare workers in rural communities across South Africa.

Virtual Tour de France shows how esports has come of age during the lockdown

Andy Miah, University of Salford Elite sports events are still largely closed to the world – but July 2020 has still been an unprecedented month for the global sporting calendar thanks to the world’s first Virtual Tour de France, which – despite the name – was based nowhere in particular, as riders took part from …

Hemingway’s grimpeurs

Ernest Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was a great fan of sports, most notably bullfighting and fishing. He also followed cycling, particularly the 1920s six-day races in Paris, which – along with horse racing – were among his pastimes chronicled in A Movable Feast. Notes 1