2007 Tour de France  // Posts categorised as 2007 Tour de France

30 Jul 2007 Posted in 2007 Tour de France

Le Tour de France 2007

This year the tour lived up to is ability to produce shocking “results” and newsworthy stories on top of some incredible racing, both on the flats and in the mountains. It was the closest GC finish in history, and the top three cyclists in the points competition were each just one win away from taking […]

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26 Jul 2007 Posted in 2007 Tour de France

The most exciting tour in years?

In case you have not heard by now, two more riders have been ejected from the tour, which is quickly becoming the most exciting in recent years due to the constant shuffling of the top placings. These ejections come on the back of Vinokourov’s positive test and his team’s withdrawal from the race. Italian rider […]

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18 Jul 2007 Posted in 2007 Tour de France

The Tour de France 2007: midway science overview

rasmussen 2007 tour

Ok, so it’s not entirely mid-way, but I thought that with the current ‘lull’ in proceedings between the Alps, which ended yesterday, and the first individual time-trial and Pyrenees coming up on the weekend, it would be a good chance to cast a ‘physiological’ eye over the race and give some impressions. It’s been a […]

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