The 6 Most Infamous Tour de France Crashes Of the 21st Century

Though debate is raging over potential additional safety measures that could be introduced, the fact remains that danger is an inherent part of cycling. As this list will explore, many of the most infamous moments in the modern history of the Tour de France come from these shocking moments.

Tour De France 2023: Matej Mohorič Lunges Across The Line First In Photo Finish Stage 19

Slovenian Bahrain-Victorious rider Mohorič took the stage today with an impressive lunge to the finish line that beat yesterday’s winner – Kasper Asgreen – by a hair, confirmed only by a photo finish.

Tour De France 2023: Pogačar Capitulates as Felix Gall Claims “Queen” Stage 17 Victory

AG2R Citroën’s Felix Gall launched an impressive solo attack with 6 km to go of the toughest climb of this year’s Tour – the Col de Loze – and held his lead to the finish despite the efforts of Simon Yates and Jonas Vingegaard.

Following the Pack: The Logistics of Moving the Tour de France

Imagine planning your summer vacation. Now, imagine planning a vacation for not just your family, but for 176 cyclists, their support teams, a vast media crew, and a legion of enthusiastic fans. That’s a small glimpse into the Tour de France logistics.

Established in 1903, the Tour de France is more than just the world’s premier cycling race—it’s a moving city that travels across the diverse landscapes of France for three weeks.

Keeping the Wheels Turning: Inside the Mechanics’ Truck at the Tour de France

The world of professional cycling is a heady mix of adrenaline, endurance, and high-speed strategy. But behind the scenes, unsung heroes are tirelessly working to ensure every race goes off without a hitch.

These are the mechanics – the lifeline of every team, the guardians of every cycle.

Tour de France 2023: Wout Poels Takes Superb Stage 15 Victory as Vingegaard Foils Pogačar

Wout Poels claimed a superb first Tour de France win on Stage 15 in Saint-Gervais de Mont-Blanc, as Tadej Pogačar failed to land a hammer blow against Jonas Vingegaard in the battle for yellow. Poels dropped Wout van Aert decisively on the final climb, pushing on to the line with an advantage of over two … Read more

Tour de France 2023: Vingegaard and Pogačar Fireworks End In Stalemate as Rodriguez Poaches Stage 14 Victory

Carlos Rodriguez (Ineos Grenadiers) claimed a brilliant victory on Stage 14 with a nerveless descent into Morzine as the electrifying duel between Tadej Pogačar and Jonas Vingegaard ultimately ended in a stalemate.

The final climb up the hors catégorie Col de Joux Plane delivered high drama as anticipated, but neither Pogačar nor Vingegaard could land a knockout blow in what became a cagey, tactical contest.

Tour de France 2023: Ion Izagirre Claims Brilliant Solo Win On Stage 12

Ion Izagirre took a brilliant solo breakaway victory on Stage 11 of the Tour de France with arguably the greatest ride of his storied career.

A select chasing group contained threats such as Thibaut Pinot and Matteo Jorgensen, but never had the legs or organization to seriously challenge the outstanding Izagirre who sustained a comfortable gap to the finish.