Archive For The “2010 Tour de France” Category

BikingToronto Tour de France Link List

By | July 27, 2010

Tour de France 2010 website Tour de France “widget thingy” All this blogs “2010 Tour de France” posts Canadian Cyclist Canadian Cyclist on David Millar The Outdoor Life Network (OLN) “Zap 2 It” online TV listings guide Bicycling Magazine, Stage Maps of the 2010 Tour de France Grand Depart – Rotterdam Prologue Wikipedia 2010 Tour [...]

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Victoria BC’s Ryder Hesdejal finishes 7th in 2010 Tour de France

By | July 25, 2010

Sunday, July 25, 2010 The 2010 Tour de France is over. The Winners After 3641.9 km Alberto Contador (Astana) finishes with the best time of any rider, 91h 58:48. Andy Schleck (Team Saxo Bank) finishes second 0:39 back, Denis Menchov (Team Rabobank) 92h 00:49 – 02:01 behind. Best Team Team RadioShack wins the Overall Team [...]

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Tour de France, Stage 20

By | July 25, 2010

Longjumeau to Paris, Champs-Élysées – 102.5 km The Finish A classic sprint finish – just when you think you see a rider over taking, another sprints out in front, and just as you begin to believe that’s the guy who’s going to win – that’s when the white and yellow jersey of Mark Cavendish is [...]

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Tour de France, Stage 19: A Time Trial

By | July 24, 2010

Saturday, July 24, 2010 Bordeaux to Pauillac 52 km Today’s coarse is absolutely flat says Davd Millar, “no hills” he says briefly and succinctly. Millar was the second rider to start the trial early this morning at 10h15 AM CET | 4:15 AM EDT. When the first rider, Bert Grabsch, started his trial it was [...]

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Tour de France, Stage 18 – Live Blog

By | July 23, 2010

Friday, July 23, 2010 Today’s stage starts at 13h00 CET | 7:00 AM EDT Salies-de-Béarn to Bordeaux – 198 km It’s out of the Pyrenees mountains and onto the flat plain in stage 18. Teams will try breakaways for team GC standing, and leaders of the individual GC race will not let pretenders away. Should [...]

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Tour de France, Stage 17 – Live Blog

By | July 22, 2010

Thursday, July 22, 2010 Pau to Col du Tourmalet – 174 km 6:35 AM EDT At 6:18 AM EDT the riders began to roll through the 6.9 km neutral zone. The race began at 12:31 CET | 6:31 AM EDT. Judging by the name of the mountain at the end of today’s stage, “Col du [...]

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Tour de France, Stage 16 – Live Blog

By | July 20, 2010

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 Today, for your enjoyment, the riders will summit two “Category 1″‘s and two “Category Uncategorized” climbs (HC). Category 1′s are the hardest climbs, HC are harder than that. (Those French have a different word (concept) for everything.) Bagnères-de-Luchon to Pau – 199.5 km 9:28 10 riders are 7:23 ahead of the [...]

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Andy Schleck, “I want my revenge.”

By | July 19, 2010

Monday, July 19, 2010 NOTE: I’ve added a “2010 Tour de France” tag to all the tour posts to make it easier to find all the stages. Tag: 2010 Tour de France Tour de France, Stage 15 Pamiers to Bagnères-de-Luchon – 187.5 km With 20 km to go, with the four contenders to the Yellow [...]

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Tour de France, Stage 14 – In race for Yellow Jersey Schleck, Contador come to a complete stop – balancing on their wheels in the middle of the road

By | July 18, 2010

Sunday, July 18, 2010 1:00 PM EST Today, a narrative – written while watching the replay of Stage 14 on OLN. The Tour de France enters the Pyrenees for 4 terrible days. Revel to Ax 3 Domaines – 184.5 km At the 142 km mark the bottom of the Category H, Port de Pailhères a [...]

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Tour de France, Stage 13 – Live Blog

By | July 17, 2010

Saturday, July 17, 2010 Rodez to Revel – 196 km 10:35 AM EDT Today’s stage started at 12:48 PM CUT | 6:48 AM EDT. Here’s where we are now: 10:50 This morning before the stage began letour.fr officials did a survey of the teams. They asked all ‘directeurs de sportifs’, “Which two riders from your [...]

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Ryder Hesdejal’s attempt at Yellow leaves him one place down in GC

By | July 16, 2010

Canadian Ryder Hesdejal, like he did in Stage 3, took a lead role in creating and sustaining breakaways though out the beginning of today’s stage 12 of the Tour de France. By using a similar strategy in stage 3, Hesjedal finished 4th, over taken for the Yellow Jersey at the line. But the great ride [...]

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Tour de France, Stage 12 – LiveBlog

By | July 16, 2010

Friday, July 16, 2010 Bourg-de-Péage to Mende – 210.5 km 10:03 The race started at 12:05 PM CUT | 6:05 AM EDT. Samuel Dumoulin did not start today. The expulsion of Mark Renshaw for head butting at the finish yesterday, leaves 177 riders in the 2010 Tour de France. At 7:30 Ryder Hesjedal, and 17 [...]

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Steriods, Head Butts and Playing Team Domestique

By | July 15, 2010

Thursday, July 15, 2010 News Wrap after Stage 11, Tour de France This morning I was writing the Stage 11 LiveBlog with only the letour.fr internet feed. The “Versus Circus” can get a little discombobulating after twelve days – so this morning I had the TV off. As such, I have been a little isolated from [...]

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Tour de France, Stage 11 – LiveBlog

By | July 14, 2010

Thursday, July 15, 2010 Sisteron to Bourg-lès-Valence – 184.5 km 7:50 AM EDT Stage 11 a rolling start began at 12:44 CET | 6:44 AM EDT. The riders hit the start line at 12:55 | 6:55 AM EDT. There are 179 riders left in the tour. Garmin-Transitions rider Robbie Hunter is out of the race, [...]

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Tour de France, Stage 10 – LiveBlog

By | July 14, 2010

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 Chambéry to Gap – 179 km 9:26 AM EDT Today is Bastille Day in France, La Fête Nationale. On this day in 1789 starving peasants and their allies stormed the main Garrison in Paris towards the overthrow the the King of France, the beginning of a Constitutional Monarchy that laid the [...]

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Tour de France, Stage 9 – LiveBlog

By | July 13, 2010

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 Morzine-Avoriaz to Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne – 204.5 km Today’s climbs: * Km 18.5 – Côte de Châtillon – 2.1 km climb to 3.9 % – Category 4 * Km 46.0 – Col de la Colombière – 16.5 km climb to 6.7 % – Category 1 * Km 71.0 – Col des Aravis – [...]

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Ryder Hesjedal Hysteria

By | July 12, 2010

I’m embarrassed… :]
Ryder Hesjedal Crazy Canucks
(video embed below the fold)

Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
I can’t stop laughing.

Youtube: “ryder hesjedal crazy canucks annecy 2009“.
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Lance Armstrong falters, Ryder Hesjedal Flies with Icarus

By | July 12, 2010

Monday July 12, 2010
Tour de France – Week one wrap-up
Lance Armstrong crashed just before the first category 1 climb yesterday.
He and team RadioShack were able to rally and bring their ‘protected one’ back to the peloton just as it started up the grueling 14.3 km, 7.6 degree Col de la Ramaz climb. Likely due [...]

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Canadian Ryder Hesjedal Riding with the Big Boys in Stage 8, Tour de France

By | July 11, 2010

Sunday, July 11, 2010
Canadian Ryder Hesjedal, riding in only his third Tour is beginning to show he can ride with the race favorites. Until yesterdays first mountain stage, it was not confirmed that Hesjedal had the tool kit to stay at the top of the overall standings in the most elite cycling race in the [...]

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Tour de France, Stage 7 – Live Blog

By | July 10, 2010

July 10, 2010
Stage 7 – Tournus to Station des Rousses 165.5 km
Canadian Race Summery
“Canadian Ryder Hesjedal picked up one place in the overall standings on this tough stage, moving from 4th overall to 3rd overall!”
Today is the first “Mountain” stage of the Tour de France. Today we’re likely to see riders like 6th place Andy [...]

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Tour de France, Stage 6 – LiveBlog

By | July 9, 2010

Montargis to Gueugnon – 227.5 km
This is the longest stage in this years tour. It has three sprints and four category 4 climbs.
This is the last ‘easy’ stage before the first “Mountain” stage of the race on Saturday, and the first “High Mountain” stage on Sunday.
10:30 AM EDT
Today’s stage started at 12:02 local Paris [...]

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Tour de France, stage 5 – LiveBlog

By | July 8, 2010

Épernay to Montargis 187.5 km
8:15
Today’s race started at 12:30 local time (6:30 AM EDT) so here’s where we are now.
As you can see a group of three riders wants all the sprint points to themselves, and the spot light perhaps…
8:30
The weather today is HOT, 31°C | 88°F with a 10 kph wind. [...]

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Breakaway swallowed by Peloton Monster, metres from safety

By | July 7, 2010

Canadian remains forth in Tour de France after Stage 4
See this mornings LiveBlog of Stage 4
A group of 5 cyclists broke from the main group right off the start of today’s stage of the Tour de France. Leading at one point by 3:57, the main group slowly but methodically closed the gap.
With 3km to go, [...]

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Tour de France, Stage 4 – Live Blog

By | July 6, 2010

Stage 4 – Cambrai to Reims
Generally a pretty flat stage with one Category 4 climb, the Côte de Vadencourt, a 1.6 km climb at the 40.5 km mark of the 153.3 km stage.
6:00 AM EDT
Good morning racing fans!
It’s 2.5 hours before OLN begins their “Le Tour” coverage.
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Canadian Ryder Hesjedal, Team Garmin-Transitions, finishes forth in Stage 3 of the Tour de France

By | July 6, 2010

As recorded in my Live Blog of Stage 3 of the Tour de France earlier this morning, Canadian Ryder Hesjedal Team Garmin-Transitions, leads the early break away, sets the pace for the lead group of seven, and finishes forth in Stage 3 of the Tour de France.
Summary of Stage 3 2010 Tour de France, from [...]

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