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The Two-Wheeled Athlete: Physiology for the Cyclist

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Davis Phinney Crashes Out of the Tour on Stage 15

Battered by wind and torrid heat, much of this stage from Carcassonne to Nimes was spent riding in echelons.

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Always Stirring the Pot, La Vie Claire Takes Stage 14

After two dramatic days in the Pyrenees that saw a big shake up in the overall standings, today's stage traveled 154 km across the south of France into the foothills of the Alps.

Hammering for Hollywood, Peloton “Races It Up” on Longest Stage

Bernard Hinault and his many yellow jerseys

Thinking that this longest of Tour stages from Poitiers to Bordeaux was to be a hot, lazy, flat slog, many Tour journalists went 130km ahead to take advantage of a sumptuous Bastille Day buffet put out free by the rich brandy burghers of the French region of Cognac.

Hinault: “Fignon is below par.”

Was it his failure to mount disk wheels, the accumulated fatigue from riding 1,000km at the front of the bunch, or simply "un jour sans," as a French report has suggested?

Massive Field Sprints for First in Nantes

Team 7-Eleven's Bob Roll

Finally a massive field sprint after days of breakaways!

Two-Man Break Storms Stage 5 in Seaside Resort of Villers-Sur-Mer

After a 100km breakaway in the company of Frenchman Joel Pelier, Dutchman Johan Van der Velde won the sprint at this seaside resort and as a plus took the yellow jersey.

Tension in the Peloton: 40 Riders Crash During Nervous Stage 4

"La Tournée des Accidents" or "The Tour of Crashes" headlined one regional newspaper after this long but flat transitional stage.

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Shimano Congratulates New U.S. Pro Road Champion Thomas Prehn

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