tour de france 2013

Chris Froome wins Tour de France 2013

Chris Froome Wins the Tour de France 2013

For the second year in a row Britain has a winner of the Tour de France with Chris Froome taking a decisive victory on the 100th edition. Kenyan-born Froome took – and maintained – the yellow jersey after winning Stage 8, the summit of Ax 3 Domaines, winning two further stages
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Greig Leach

Greig Leach the Art of Winning the Tour de France

There were of course two winners yesterday in Paris; Chris Froome took the second consecutive overall Tour de France win for Britain, whilst in a sprint finish of gladiatorial splendour Kittel won the day against Greipel and Cavendish. Fitting then that we celebrate with two
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Greig Leach

Greig Leach the Art of the Tour de France 6

Yesterday’s 125km Stage 20 of the Tour de France proved to be epic in every sense, but perhaps the defining moment, with Contador vanquished, was when Quintana made his move ahead of Rodriguez and Froome. The attack, which would win Quintana the stage, is captured here by artist
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Greig Leach

Greig Leach the Art of the Tour de France 5

Today’s offering from artist Greig Leach is of Belkin’s Sep Vanmarcke on yesterday’s Stage 19 of the Tour de France – the long, tortuous and, as it turned out, particularly wet route from Bourg-d’Oisans to Le Grand-Bornand  (204.5km).   Greig Leach is a one-time
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Greig Leach

Greig Leach the Art of the Tour de France 4

Today’s offering from artist Greig Leach is from yesterday’s Stage 18 of the Tour de France on the mighty Alpe d’Huez – because it just would be the Tour without the devil would it? The picture captures the moment on the second climb up those might hairpins
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L’Alpe d’Huez

L’Alpe d’Huez: Twice

L’Alpe d’Huez is the most iconic climb of the Tour de France and today, for the first time in 100 editions of the race, the riders will climb it twice. This beautiful info-graphic from our friends at RoadCycling UK gives you all the ups and downs you need to know to follow the
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Greig Leach

Greig Leach the Art of the Tour de France 3

Today’s offering from artist Greig Leach is from yesterday’s Stage 17 of the Tour de France recalling the moment when Belkin’s Bauke Mollema misjudged a final corner and slid into the barrier. The 26-year-old Dutchman had started the day in second place in GC, 4’14” behind Team
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Greig Leach the Art of the Tour de France 2

Today’s offering from artist Greig Leach is from yesterday’s Stage 16 of the Tour de France with Rui Costa (who, of course, went on to win the 168km leg from Vaison-la-Romaine to Gap) attacking on the final climb with Dani on his wheel and Nicholas Roche trying to bridge across.
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