Everything tagged with tour de france

Blog post: Review: The Complete Book of the Tour de France

Book Review: The Complete Book of the Tour de France. Fergal McKay “Every Tour, every single day generates as many stories as there are people riding it.” Feargal McKay in seven hundred pages selects a tiny fraction of these stories,...

Blog post: 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs of the Tour de France - Member Discount

The latest instalment in the 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs series, Simon Warren rides, photographs, describes, maps and profiles the 100 greatest climbs of the Tour de France. The jersey-pocket sized book is available to London Cycling Campaign memb...

Blog post: Learning to fall in love with the Tour De France

When Tom Moulton was offered the trip to see the tour first hand, he knew nothing and had little interest for the sport. Here he shares his tips on how to fall in love with this beautiful and ultimate race. I love watching sport and I love cyc...

Blog post: Book review: Tour de France: Official 100th Race Anniversary Edition

Tour de France: Official 100th Race Anniversary Edition £30Francoise & Serge Laget, Phillipe Cazaban, Gilles Montgermont   Over the last couple of months the office has been beseiged by biographies, guidebooks and glossy hardbac...

Blog post: Zoe Williams on The Tour de France starting in England

London Cyclist columnist, Zoe Williams - so the Tour de France is kicking off in England  again - but should we view this as strange? The Tour de France is coming to Leeds. Going through Yorkshire, maxing out at Hebden Bridge, whistling th...

Blog post: Londoner conquers Paris – Wiggo celebrates Tour win as Cav grabs final stage victory

Photo: Courtesy francetvsport Sporting his trademark sideburns and holding aloft the Tour’s stuffed lion London-bred Bradley Wiggins celebrated a remarkable victory in the most gruelling race in the world: “It's very surreal at...

Blog post: London's first hill climb time trial reaches great heights

photo Andy Waterman A competitor grits his teeth on the course of the first London Urban Hill Climb   London's first closed-road hill-climb time trial took place on Thursday 22 July 2010, the same evening that Andy Schleck and Albe...