Bike racing sometimes goes according to the book, but there are days when it respects neither plot nor narrative
The GC favorites got their first glimpse at what awaits them in a harrowing first week of the Tour de France in Saturday's hilly first stage
The stage winner and his colleagues marvel at the crowds, but say spectators need to take more care on course
It was his first day on the job, and it turned out to be a very tough one indeed
The Tour, in its essence, is unfair, brutal, and unrelenting. And that's why we'll all be tuning in again tomorrow
Kittel says his stage win proves cycling can be done clean and that he belongs "with the best"