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TdF06 St16: Holy [email protected]#$#%^&*!!!

In one stretch of mountain road the compete order of the Tour de France was shaken, stirred, guzzled and spewed today as total anarchy ruled the slopes of the climb to la Toussuire. EVERYONE attacked, Floyd cracked, and there were more ‘Bams’ today than Barney Rubble’s son and Emeril combined. This is racing at its finest!

Tour de PEZ: Climbing The Alpe!

On his mission to follow the Tour and show you the sights that no eye has ever seen and hear sounds no-one has ever heard our intrepid adventurer tackled Alpe d’Huez. Read on to find out the real story of what its like to climb the famed mountain on race day...

PEZ Previews Stage 16: To La Toussuire!

Stage 15's finish atop Alpe d'Huez was nothing but the stuff of classic bike racing, but tomorrow promises at least as vivid of a display of fireworks - and possibly more. PEZ-Man Randall Butler is on the scene and had a look at Wednesday's stage to La Toussuire. There's a LOT of climbing, but first we had to learn how to say it...

TDF06 St13: What The?!? Pereiro In Yellow?

Bit of a strange day today, Bйziers to Montйlimar, 230 kilometers of undulating roads with five 4th Category climbs and a hard day tomorrow, but with a Rest Day the day after, then the race should really begin in the Alps. So today a group should get away.

TdF06 St12: 122 Degree Stage Hunting

Whooo doggie! It was another HOT one in the Tour de France today, in both temperature and racing! Floyd Landis in yellow? Oscar Freire in a breakaway? Yaro Popovych with him? Asphalt temps of 122 degrees Fahrenheit? Attacks from kilometer 2? The Tour begins to take real shape after a small dose of the mountains, but today could have gone either way. Would a break survive? Are the sprinters' teams too tired to chase a break? Read on and find out.

TdF PEZ: In The Caravan With ROADSIGN

Before the departure of Stage One in Strasbourg, I had the opportunity to chat with Emanuelle Douge, the Roadside caravan leader. ROADSIGN, as told by the caravan loadspeaker, is the brand of a territory as big as the Australian country! ROADSIGN ( www.roadsign.fr ) sells clothes and some body accessories like glasses, bags, and more.

TdF06 St10: Fellas – Meet Lee Montagnes

The mountains have finally arrived, albeit today was just a tiny appetizer of the joy still to come. Will any big names show their hands on this 'easy' stage? How will the first mountains of Le Tour affect the General Classification? Let’s find out...

TDF06 Stg 8: Calzati Shoots And Scores!

Just hours ahead of the soccer World Cup Final, Ag2r’s Sylvain Calzati has already put a big smile on the face of the French sporting nation. A superbly-timed escape and brave finishing effort nailed a second stage win in a week for the hosts. Now what was that about cycling at two speeds?

PEZ MailBag: The Sack Spilleth Over!

Ahh the MailBag – just because we’re ‘tкte deep’ in le Tour, doesn’t mean we don’t read the mail! Besides, the build-up of interesting epistles should make an excellent diversion from things like ‘work’ – so grab a coffee and click on in…