Stage's third placed overall leader's yellow jersey Britain's Christopher Froome thumbs up as he crosses the finish line at the end of the 125 km twentieth stage of the 100th edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 20, 2013 between Annecy and Annecy-Semnoz, French Alps.  AFP PHOTO / JEFF PACHOUD        (Photo credit should read JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

JV’s Best and Worst of Le Tour 2015

 

Another three week French cycling festival has come to an end. The 2015 Tour de France won’t go down as an all time classic but for me there was plenty to love about the race.

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Timing the climbs? Why context is key

 

This is a guest blog contributed by a JournalVelo reader.

In 2004 Armstrong and Basso rode Plateau de Beille in 45:31
In 2015 the GC group rode Plateau de Beille in 45:38
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