Timmy Duggan faced down the odds and rode his way back from a horrifying 2008 crash to become the 2012 U.S. professional road champion
Now as the Tour shifts to its first mountain stages, the race between Bradley Wiggins and Cadel Evans really begins.
U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart said Thursday that any attempts to bully witnesses in the Lance Armstrong doping probe "cannot be tolerated."
Peter Sagan has hit the Tour by storm early on, showing another side of himself from the quiet, calm rider on the road.
American Tejay van Garderen is off to a strong start with the best young rider's jersey after Day 1.