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5 days ago

Active Pass roundtable: Who grabs the final Tour de France podium spot in Paris?

In today's Active Pass roundtable, one reader wants to know whether Romain Bardet will fit in at Sunweb. Another reader guesses which GC star will grab the final Tour de France podium spot in Paris.

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Tadej Pogačar: ‘I will take my chances’ to win 2020 Tour de France

During his rest-day press call, Tadej Pogačar said he's still hoping to win the 2020 Tour de France. The race's 18th stage could provide the best opportunity for Pogačar to attack into yellow.

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Roglič confident in himself, his team leading into final week of the Tour de France

'When you are tired, it can be easy to lose concentration, and stupid things can happen. We cannot afford that,' Tour leader says of final week.

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How the 2019 Tour de France tilted for Bernal instead of Thomas

The fateful consequences of last year's Tour played out in 2020 in dramatic fashion.

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An inside look at a Tour de France racing bike from 1955

A detailed look at Antonin Rolland's racing bicycle from the 1955 Tour de France.

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NTT Pro Cycling to test Assos ‘hyperlight’ kit during Tour rest day

Assos has some top-secret prototype kit floating around at the Tour de France rest days on the backs of NTT Pro Cycling riders.

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Tour de Hoody: Reasons for Ineos’ Tour de France collapse; underdog attackers; Thomas De Gendt’s best chance

The lack of access to Team Ineos Grenadiers means everyone will be speculating about Egan Bernal's Tour de France collapse on Sunday, writes Andrew Hood.

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VeloNews Podcast: Jens Voigt on Ineos’ Tour de France disaster; Toms Skujins; Can Pogačar beat Roglič?

Jens Voigt breaks down Egan Bernal's disaster on the Grand Colombier, and traces the roots of Ineos Grenadiers' Tour de France setback. Then, Toms Skujins takes us inside the race, and Andrew Hood and James Startt report from France.

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Pogačar to prove a thorn in Jumbo-Visma’s side through final week of Tour de France

Young Slovenian proving resilient and uncontrollable despite rival's best efforts.

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Five reasons behind the Ineos Grenadiers collapse at Tour de France

Fateful decisions and a powerful Jumbo-Visma team has seen the UK squad tumble out of contention.

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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 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 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.

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