Ineos Grenadiers is losing time on the splits, and the battle for the time bonuses is already heating up at the Tour de France.
Hilly opening stages leaves Ineos Grenadiers chasing time as Roglič, Pogačar, Alaphilippe set tone with early aggression.
With three Dutch riders in the top four at La Course, the nation looks set to dominate the Olympic Games road race next month. Can they be beaten, and how?
Crashes seem inevitable at the Tour de France, but Saturday's pair of road-blocking pileups were even worse.
From the opening-stage tussle for yellow to a wide-open race for victory, this Tour de France is packed with thrilling storylines.
They're unlikely to win the Tour de France, but here are three dark horses that could throw a grenade into the battle for the yellow jersey.
Mark Cavendish will make an unexpected return to the Tour de France, but the peloton is very different since the last time he won in 2016.
Froome's captaincy role at the Tour de France hints toward his future behind the scenes with Israel Start-Up Nation.
The stages, the favorites, and the storylines to follow — here's your go-to guide for the 2021 Tour de France.
Who will emerge as the Tour's underdog? Can Ineos Grenadiers be stopped again? Every Tour de France starts with a clean slate.
How three teams — Ineos Grenadiers, UAE Team Emirates and Jumbo-Visma — are putting the squeeze on the yellow jersey.
After having his appendix out in May, Wout van Aert has had to fight hard to get back into shape for the Tour de France.
Will Peter Sagan be untouchable again in the race for green? Our editors take sides in the debate of who will end up in Paris in the points jersey.
Ineos Grenadiers has already won the Giro d'Italia, are the Tour de France and Vuelta a España next?
Four-time Tour de France winner still holding out hope for a fifth yellow jersey, but it won't be in 2021.
Tadej Pogačar matched Eddy Merckx in last year's Tour de France, can he do it again in 2021?
It has been 36 years since a French rider won the Tour de France, can the nation put a stop to the rut, or should it adjust its expectations?
Mathieu van der Poel and Brandon McNulty lead rookie class in 2021 Tour de France.
With just over two weeks until the Tour de France rolls out of Brittany, how are Ineos Grenadiers, UAE Team Emirates, and Jumbo-Visma shaping up for the title fight?
Dutch star blasted to victory Monday to confirm he's primed for success in his highly anticipated Tour de France debut later this month.
Chad Haga, Larry Warbasse and Joe Dombrowski expect to see fireworks in the final week of the Giro d'Italia.
What can Wout van Aert achieve in his career? Will any WorldTour teams not return in 2021? You have questions and we have answers.
The Tour de France's final time trial was not short of drama, with tragedies and tribulations throughout the GC. We share our opinions and memories from the stunning stage 20 to La Planche des Belles Filles.
The Tour de France's only individual time trial completely shook up the GC standings one final time before Paris. How did Primož Roglič, Rigoberto Urán, Richie Porte, and the other GC stars fare? We analyze each man's ride.
VeloNews Podcast, ep. 214: Did Ineos Grenadiers save its Tour? Sepp Kuss; French views on the Tour de France
On this episode of The VeloNews Podcast Jens Voigt breaks down the breakaways from stages 18 and 19 of the Tour de France. Then, can Ineos Grenadiers save it's Tour? We hear from American Sepp Kuss. And French journalist Pierre Carrey discusses how French fans are viewing the 2020 race.
Saturday's individual time trial up La Plache des Belles Filles will inject more drama into the 2020 Tour de France as Primož Roglič tries to defend yellow.
Should the Tour de France bring back prologues and longer individual time trials? And who will win the UCI road world championships?
Thursday's stage 18 over the Plateau des Gliéres saw riders tackle a long stretch of gravel road. Afterwards, riders said they aren't convinced that gravel belongs in the Tour de France.
A stage win and the Tour de France polka dots are huge accomplishments for the riders at Team Ineos Grenadiers. But these prizes won't suffice for the history books, the crusty press corps, or team management, writes Fred Dreier.
We unpack the key talking points of the final major mountain stage of the race, from Ineos' consolation prize to Porte's untimely puncture. Time for some takes!
VeloNews Podcast: Primož Roglič vs. Tadej Pogačar in the Tour de France’s alpine battle; Sepp Kuss dispatch
Jens Voigt breaks down the GC battle on the Col de la Loze, including the tricky tactics of Primož Roglič and Sepp Kuss. Then, Sepp Kuss files a dispatch from his debut Tour. And finally, James Startt and Andrew Hood take us on the ground at the Tour.
Wednesday's stage 17 of the Tour de France featured a huge battle on the Col de la Loze, and the stage further upended the top-10 placings in GC.
We deconstruct the drama from the brutal slopes of Wednesday's summit finish, from Pogačar's yellow jersey hopes to López's podium potential.
In today's Active Pass roundtable, a rider wants to know if we will see a French super team emerge. And, has this Tour de France been thrilling or boring?
In today's Active Pass roundtable, readers want to know of Peter Sagan can still win the green jersey at the 2020 Tour de France.
How will the next few days of racing shake out, with tough climbs ahead and scant seconds separating the GC at the Tour?
While Primož Roglič and Tadej Pogačar fight for yellow, five riders are battling for the final Tour de France podium position in Paris. We analyze each man's strengths, weaknesses, and backstory in the push for the podium.
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.
Egan Bernal cracked, Richie Porte soared, and the other GC stars at this Tour de France endured another tough day in the mountains. Here, we analyze how each GC favorite fared on the battle to Grand Colombier.
On today's roundtable, one reader wonders when Sepp Kuss will get grand tour leadership duties, while another proposes a classification jersey for riders over 35 at the Tour de France. As always, we want to hear your best and wildest questions about the 2020 Tour de France!
VN Podcast: Are Egan Bernal’s GC ambitions doomed? Ben King on TDF preparation; Jens Voigt on Peter Sagan’s relegation
On today's episode Jens Voigt breaks down Egan Bernal's ride on Puy Mary, and why Ineos Grenadier' tactics were so strange. Then, Jens analyzes Peter Sagan's relegation on stage 11. Ben King joins the podcast to talk about Tour de France preparation amid the COViD-19 racing shutdown.
We want your questions about the 2020 Tour de France for our daily Active Pass roundtable! Submit them at the bottom of the page.
The 2020 Tour de France's GC reshuffled again after Friday's stage 13 to Puy Mary. Egan Bernal faltered, Tadej Pogačar flew, and France's hopes of yellow went ka-pow. Here's how the GC stars fared in the battle in the Massif Central.
Did Bernal not have the legs? Who will be next to go out the back? And what's EF Pro Cycling's next move?
We answer your questions about the 2020 Tour de France. Today, the biggest question is whether Peter Sagan's relegation on Wednesday was the right call.
Tour de Hoody: Tour de France fans mistake Sam Bennett for Peter Sagan; September shadows baffle peloton
Fans and journalists alike are confusing the Tour de France's green jersey man Sam Bennett with Peter Sagan. Plus, the September date shifts shadows and sunflowers alike, writes Andrew Hood.
The GC battle is still quite tight at the 2020 Tour de France after 11 stages. How could Nairo Quintana, Tadej Pogačar, Romain Bardet, and other contenders win? We offer a pathway for each rider's victory.
There are rumors that Colombian riders may work together to dislodge Slovenians Primož Roglič and Tadej Pogačar, but Andrew Hood isn't buying it. Plus, Peter Sagan is going to get his revenge for Wednesday's relegation.
Now the Tour is at its halfway point, we chew over some of the emerging themes and things to watch out for in the remaining 10 stages.
How is the September weather impacting the race? And what do we make of the Col de la Loze coming up on stage 17? Let's roundtable!
We all shed a tear for Sam Bennett after his emotional Tour de France stage win on Tuesday. Bennett has been waiting his entire career for a chance to win at the sport's biggest race.
Do leadout trains still work in the modern peloton, and does cycling still need pan-flat stages? And did the news all the riders were clear of COVID come as a surprise?
Slovenian now has target on his back after spectacular ride in Pyrénées.
In this column, we dive into the power numbers of Tadej Pogačar from stage 9 of this year’s Tour de France.
During the Chris Froome era at the Tour de France, the Pyrénées were controlled by Team Sky's 'Fortress Froome.' This year, the attacks of Tadej Pogačar have made the mountains impossible to tame, writes Andrew Hood.
Does Bernal need more support to defend his Tour de France title? Could Porte make the top-10? And is Pogačar on course for the podium? Time to roundtable!
How did GC stars like Romain Bardet, Nairo Quintana, and Egan Bernal fare on the Stage 9 battle up the Col de Marie Blanque? We analyze all of the top contenders for yellow.
Is the Tour de France's crowd control strategy working? Also, which GC stars looked strongest in the Pyrenees?
Can Yates hold his lead through to the rest day Monday? What's next for Pinot? And who scored a victory in the GC bunch? Time for some takes!
How did GC favorites like Adam Yates, Egan Bernal, Primož Roglič, and others fare during Saturday's Pyrénéan test of the Tour de France? We break down the good and bad news for the key players.
Will Peter Sagan win a stage? Which second-tier contender has the best chance to win the GC? Let's roundtable!
History repeated in the crosswinds during Friday's seventh stage of the Tour de France. Just one year ago the race exploded in crosswinds, and some of the same GC riders lost time.
During a normal Tour de France, every single rider is at his physical peak. That's not the case this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, writes Andrew Hood. Riders aren't sure if they will have strong legs for the third week of the race.
Is the race over for Pogačar and Landa? What do we expect to see in the Pyrénées? And did the crosswind chaos spark the race back to life just in time?
In today's Active Pass roundtable, we field your questions about Neilson Powless, Wout van Aert, and the UCI's ruling on Julian Alaphilippe.
Does Mitchelton-Scott have the team to defend the GC lead? Is Ineos back on the front foot? And what is Alaphilippe up to? Let's get some takes!
Our sixth Active Pass roundtable focuses on the Tour de France race jury's controversial decision on Wednesday to penalize Julian Alaphilippe for taking an illegal feed.
PYSO, ep. 68: Mark Cavendish says “bunch sprinting is the only part of cycling left that uses pure tactics”
Cavendish has won 30 stages of the Tour de France, a race he says he owes everything to in his career.
We chew over the controversial decision that robbed Julian Alaphillipe of the GC lead and discuss just how awesome Wout van Aert is.
Why was Thursday's stage 5 of the Tour de France a day without a breakaway? Tired legs and unfavorable winds helped keep the bunch together.
VN Podcast: Jens thinks Team Ineos Grenadiers is in trouble at the Tour de France; Neilson Powless diary
Jens Voigt has strong opinions on Ineos Grenadiers and Peter Sagan. Neilson Powless discusses his early memories of the Tour de France. Andrew Hood and James Startt take us inside a Tour climb with no fans.
On today's Active Pass roundtable, readers have questions about the generational shift in the sprint ranks. Will Mark Cavendish ever win another Tour de France stage?
Rivals left reeling and responseless after Jumbo-Visma dominate first summit finish of the race.
Should Ineos Grenadiers be worried about Jumbo-Visma's strength at the Tour de France? Will Roglič and his team be disappointed to miss out on the yellow jersey? And how's the GC pecking order looking?
Should alarm bells be ringing inside the Ineos Grenadiers team bus? It's still early in the 2020 Tour de France, writes Andrew Hood, but Tuesday's stage 4 showed that Jumbo-Visma has more muscle than the British team.
Tour de France: ‘If the opportunity is there, we’re going to take it,’ warns Ineos Grenadiers ahead of stage 4 summit finish
British team ready to play multiple cards in battle with Jumbo-Visma.