Colin Lewis was a top British professional in the 60's and 70's and if you are of a certain age he will have been one of your heroes. Tour de France rider, multi-national champion and many wins to his name - Ed Hood looks back over the life of a true champion.
Tour de France
After 18 years of covering le Tour de France, we've amassed a huge archive of classically PEZ reportage, including what may the earliest piece of PEZ material ever recorded, a once-lost rare video of ace cycling commentator Phil Liggett actually interviewing me! Grab a coffee and let’s set the ‘Way-Back’ machine to 1990...
The route of the 2022 Tour de France was presented live on Thursday from the Palais des Congrès in Paris. The Tour Grand Départ is on Friday the 1st of July in the Danish capital of Copenhagen. The finish, staying with tradition since 1975, is on the Champs Elysées in Paris on Sunday the 24th of July.
Race organiser, ASO, has presented the route of the 2022 Tour de France. As usual, it was presented live from the Palais des Congrès in the heart of Paris. The Tour starts on Friday 1 July in Copenhagen and ends on Sunday 24 July on the Champs Elysées.
Our bookshelves are groaning with volumes devoted to the Tour de France, the world's preeminent cycling road race. But in 2019 a new book arrived to mark the centennial of the first awarding of the very symbol of the Tour: the Yellow Jersey.
Book Review: As the 2021 Tour winds up the second week, Leslie Reissner takes a trip down Memory Lane and journeys the Tour de France routes of the past. Mapping le Tour by Ellis Bacon maps the journey taken from the first Tour to the 2014 Tour when the French race hit the roads of Yorkshire.