Route Map

Latest Tour de France News

2 mins ago

Dauphiné: Ineos still says ‘we’ve got time’

Bernal finished stage 3 of the Criterium du Dauphiné in 14th place and dropped to seventh position in the overall.


28 mins ago

Dan Martin out of Dauphiné, Tour start in question

Suffering a non-dislocated sacral fracture, the Israel Start-Up Nation rider withdrew from the race to recover for the start of the Tour.


59 mins ago

Analysis: No, Roglič isn’t peaking too soon

Having taken yet another victory at the second stage of the Dauphiné Thursday, some say Roglič is too strong for his own good.


18 hours ago

Video: Critérium du Dauphiné stage 2

Jumbo Visma holds onto the leader's jersey, passing it from Wout van Aert to Primož Roglič.


19 hours ago

Dauphiné: Thibaut Pinot passes Tour de France test atop Col de Porte

The French rider crossed the line eight seconds down on stage-winner Roglič and slotted into second place in the overall.


20 hours ago

Dauphiné: Chris Froome ‘feeling optimistic’ about Tour de France start

Chris Froome was again dropped from the main field on Thursday's second stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné. Yet Froome said he's confident about starting the upcoming Tour de France.


20 hours ago

Analysis: Three Tour de France takeaways from stage 2 of the Dauphiné

The summit finish on Thursday's stage 2 of the Critérium du Dauphiné was packed with action. It also gave us some takeaways as we look to the Tour de France.


24 hours ago

Van Garderen: Skipping early races ‘could pay dividends’ for EF Pro Cycling at the Tour

EF Pro Cycling skipped early stage races like the Vuelta a Burgos and Tour de l'Ain. Tejay van Garderen says this could pay off at the Tour de France.


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. Based in Spain, he joined VeloNews in 2002. Since covering his first Tour de France in 1996, 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. Author Tour de France/Tour de Force (Chronicle Books, 2000), the first English history of the great French race, James has seen both the high points, and not so high points of the race, but as a trained photographer and experienced journalist, he always focuses on the human element, often telling the stories of the many people behind the scenes that make the Tour the world’s biggest bike race.

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 web editor and writer at VeloNews. Since starting racing 12 years ago he’s been slowly becoming more average on the bike day by day, so he now focuses on using his Masters in English literature to write about cycling instead.

Ben Delaney

Ben is the editorial director for VeloNews and Bicycle Retailer & Industry News. He has been working in cycling media since 2000, after racing and studying journalism at the University of New Mexico. You can follow him on Strava.