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The 2012 Tour de France map

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There's a white piano on the stage. I was wondering what it was for, now we are treated to a violin quartet

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Girbecco, the race mascot, plays out the Giro presentation

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A bizarre gust of wind rips off publicity hoardings and they banners are about to hit a BMC rider

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Recognise the face on right? Full story at

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Dirk Hofman's made it to Copenhagen

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Tony Martin celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 2011 World Championship TT

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Danish police wrestle a man to the ground on the course of the Worlds TT

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The correct 2011 Giro di Lombardia route, with Ghisallo included and the finish in Lecco

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It's called the "hotseat" but blankets are required for those provisionally sitting at the top of the leaderboard

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Janez Brajkovic sipping a can of Cola de Peloton

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Spot the difference: Bradley Wiggins catches Dan Martin in the Vuelta TT.

  • 1975 days ago via site
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Today's top-10 in the Vuelta

  • 1976 days ago via site
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The Vuelta organisers have helpers in red t-shirts to catch the riders as they cross the line.

  • 1977 days ago via site
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Cofidis's Luis Angel Maté in the break. His nickname is the "Lynx of Andalucia" and even has his own logo

  • 1978 days ago via site
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André Greipel wins Stage 2 of the Eneco Tour

  • 1994 days ago via site
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André Greipel wins stage 1 of Eneco Tour ahead of Galimzyanov and Farrar

  • 1995 days ago via site
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Taylor Phinney wins his first pro race in the Eneco Tour prologue. Ahead of Boasson-Hagen and Millar. The top-10:

  • 1996 days ago via site
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Official times for the climb up Alpe d'Huez, from the foot of the climb to the finish line on Avenue Rif Nel

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