How Technology Is Revolutionising The Tour de France

As with most things in life, the technological revolution has dramatically impacted professional cycling. New cycling tech changes the way in which amateurs and professionals alike interact with the sport.

Revolutionary advancements in aerodynamics, tracking, equipment, communication, and anti-doping tech have had direct consequences in the sport itself. Nowhere is this more present than in cycling’s biggest race: the Tour de France.

Tour de France Tactics Masterclass: Insider’s Guide to the Strategies Used by Top Teams

The Tour de France isn’t just a test of physical talent and endurance; it is a chess game on wheels, a spectacle of strategy where every decision could mean the difference between victory and defeat.

In this article, I’ll be drawing on my experience of elite-level road racing to demystify the fascinating tactics and intricate strategies that shape the outcomes of this iconic race.

What Is A Cycling Echelon? Echelon Cycling Formation Explained

A technique developed to reduce the effect of a crosswind, a cycling echelon formation can make or break a team‘s tactics on a windy day. Crosswinds can have remarkable effects on a road race, often producing large time gaps, and resulting in a thrilling watch for the spectators. Riders often use a formation known as … Read more

What Is A Tour De France Peloton?

Whether it’s the Tour de France or an Olympic road race, you’ll hear the term peloton used pretty often in cycling commentary. So what does it actually mean? Put simply, a peloton is a large group of riders bunched together on the race route. In the context of the Tour de France, it tends to … Read more

Domestique Cycling: Bike Racing’s Ultimate Team Players

Anybody who pays even a little attention to the world of professional road racing and the Tour de France has likely heard of the sport’s superstars: names like Chris Froome, Greg LeMond, Eddy Merckx, and – the most infamous rider of all – Lance Armstrong. If you’re familiar with these riders, you might also have … Read more