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4 months ago

VN Archives: An emotional rollercoaster of a Tour de France time trial

Pensec falls as Chiappucci rises on stage 12 of the 1990 Tour de France.

5 months ago

Legends of the Tour de France: Pedro Delgado and Sean Kelly

Graham Watson remembers two of the most serene champions ever to throw a leg over a bicycle.

6 months ago

2021 Tour de France route: Three summit finishes and two time trials

2021 Tour de France includes two climbs of Mont Ventoux in stage 11 but will not finish on summit.

7 months ago

US pro roundtable: Bad weather is on everyone’s mind at the Giro d’Italia

Chad Haga, Larry Warbasse and Joe Dombrowski expect to see fireworks in the final week of the Giro d'Italia.

7 months ago

‘Active’ race jury shaped outcome of Tour de France

What was behind the race jury's strong hand at the Tour de France?

7 months ago

Sepp Kuss on Jumbo-Visma’s Tour de France finale: ‘We finished in high spirits’

American Sepp Kuss said that Jumbo-Visma's Tour de France leader Primož Roglič helped the entire team move past the disappointment on La Planche des Belles Filles.

8 months ago

Creating controlled chaos at the Tour de France: Inside Team Sunweb’s winning strategy

Team Sunweb took three stage victories at the Tour through an aggressive, untamable brand of racing. Here's how they made it happen.

8 months ago

PYSO, EP. 71: What the Tour de France means now for cycling

Hindsight is 20/20 — and that's exactly what PYSO is bringing to this special episode reflecting on the 2020 Tour de France.

8 months ago

French lead chorus of doubt in wake of Tour de France

Active and retired French riders are raising doubts in the performances during the 2020 Tour de France.

8 months ago

Quintana says he has ‘nothing to hide’ in police probe

Colombian star reveals new details of police questioning and denies any wrong-doing.

Tour de France Writers

Fred Dreier

Fred is the editor-in-chief at VeloNews. Prior to that he was a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and The New York Times. Fred is a 2010 graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Andrew Hood

Andrew Hood, aka “EuroHoody,” is the VeloNews European editor. Since joining VeloNews in 2002, he’s been chasing bike races all over the world.

James Startt

With 30 Tours de France under his belt, James Startt is the senior American journalist in the pressroom of the Tour and author of Tour de France/Tour de Force, the first English history of the great French race. James focuses on the human element, telling the stories of the many people behind the scenes as well as the world’s best riders.

Betsy Welch

Betsy is a senior editor at VeloNews. Before that, she was a Spanish teacher and most recently, a Registered Nurse working in community health. She’s been freelancing about bikes and other outdoors and health-related topics for over a decade. When she’s not riding or writing, Betsy adores traveling. In 2016, she started, and will one day finish, bikepacking the length of the Baja Divide.

Dan Cavallari

Dan Cavallari has been technical editor at VeloNews since 2015. Before that, he was a writer and photographer, a high school English teacher, and a longtime bicycle mechanic at shops between Maine and Arizona. He lives outside of Denver, Colorado and loves knobby tires, good bourbon, and guitars.

Jim Cotton

Jim is a UK-based editor and writer at VeloNews. After years of dipping his toes into the worlds of cat.3 racing and Haute Route challenges, Jim realized he’s better at writing about bikes than trying to win things on them.

Ben Delaney

Ben is the membership director for Outside’s cycling brands: VeloNews, Peloton, Beta, and Roll Massif. He has been working in cycling media since 2000, after racing and studying journalism at the University of New Mexico.

How to Watch the 2020 Tour de France

The 2020 Tour de France begins on Saturday, August 29, with a hilly 156-kilometer stage around the French city of Nice. The race progresses from there, with 21 total stages that take in the Pyrenees, Massif Central, and the Alps, before the finish along the Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris. All 21 stages will feature live broadcast, both on traditional television and online. North American cycling fans have two primary options for watching the Tour this year: FloBikes and NBC. Read More