Tour de France History: A Brief Introduction

The most prestigious and iconic race in the cycling calendar, the Tour de France has changed immeasurably from its formative years. The Tour de France is an annual multi-stage cycling race held (mostly) in France. Beginning well over a century ago, the Tour de France history is one of the longest and most fascinating of … Read more

Marco Pantani: The Rise and Fall of Cycling’s Greatest Climber

Marco Pantani is revered by cyclists as arguably the greatest climber in the sport’s history. However, the story of this legend’s spectacular climb to greatness is mired in controversy, and ends tragically surrounded by doping allegations, depression, and addiction. Who was Marco Pantani? Why is he known as the greatest climber in history? What happened … Read more