Tag Archive for ‘Tour de France’



Endurance endures without ever repeating (despite the structure of that sentence) / Words by Alexa Daugherty / This year Le…

Lance Armstrong

Oprah Winfrey

Words By Jonathan Sadler / Illustration by Rebecca Goesling / On a recent Thursday evening while navigating the Internet, I…

Tenspeed Hero Helicopter

Col du Glandon

Images by Patrick Kenny / New road season ahead. Helicopters Lift and thrust. Col du Glandon amidst sun and shadow….

stage 14

Luis Leon Sanchez wins stage fourteen of the 2012 tdf

Limoux – Foix 191 km / It is sort of a bummer for Luis León Sánchez that his stage win…

stage 10

Thomas Voekler Wins Stage ten of the 2012 Tour De France

Bellegarde-sur-Valserine 148km / For a guy who has “no talent” – he’s not a climber, not a time-trialist, and not…

stage 7

Chris Froome Wins stage seven of the 2012 Tdf

Tomblaine to La Planche des Belles Filles (199 kilometers) / The seventh day of the seventh month saw the seventh…


Playlist for Cyclists

Sure, we all love Queen. And yes, we all anxiously await the Freddie Mercury bio-pic starring Sacha Baron Cohen. But…

Palo Alto

Yesterday’s Palo Alto Catalog, Today’s Money

Does anyone else remember the Palo Alto Bicycles Catalog? When Ted Hero nonchalantly tossed this in the lap of one…

Tom Danielson

Tom Danielson Speaks

“This year, I really want to get out of that shell where I have been, sort of a top-10 rider,…

House Wren

Contador, Hoban, Finches and Twitchers

When American L. Armstrong and Spaniard Alberto C. were on the same team together (remember that? 2009?) it was popular…

Philippe Gilbert

Philippe Gilbert

This Man, Philippe Gilbert, with the boyish smile and the rutted face that accents his charm, is a Hero favorite….

2009 Tour de France: Col de la Colombière

The Heroes will be in France

The Tour of Switzerland is over and Levi was victorious. The wait for the Tour de France commences. This historic…