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  1. Endurance sports - Tour de France connections to World War I run ...

    Jim Caple

    The 1914 Tour de France coincided with the events that triggered World War I, and several Tour riders -- including three former champions -- were lost in the ensuing fighting, something this year's Tour will honor in its early stages, writes Jim Caple.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2014
  2. Endurance sports -- Bradley Wiggins is excited to return to the T...

    Jim Caple

    Former Tour de France champ Bradley Wiggins is back stateside for the Tour of California, excited for the race and embracing his new role on Team Sky, writes Jim Caple.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  3. 2013 Tour de France -- Caple: There's nothing on the Tour quite l...

    Jim Caple

    There are higher climbs. There are steeper climbs. There are more grueling climbs. But there is no better climb at the Tour de France than the Alpe-d'Huez, writes Jim Caple.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2013
  4. 2013 Tour de France -- Caple: Five rules to follow when wearing b...

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple doesn't want you to be guy on bike who stands out for all the wrong reasons, so here are five rules to follow when wearing bike shorts

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2013
  5. 2013 Tour de France -- The 100 most significant moments in Tour h...

    Jim Caple

    Compelling. Tragic. Inspirational. Disappointing. Jim Caple's list of the Top 100 most significant moments from the Tour de France are all of the above.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2013
  6. Tour de France: What good comes of Lance Armstrong decision?

    Jim Caple

    Stripping Lance of his titles does far more harm than good. The USADA should have let this one go.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  7. Alberto Contador ruling gives sport of cycling another black eye

    Jim Caple

    The Alberto Contador ruling Monday proved this point loud and clear: Until there is a long stretch where winners are determined when they cross the finish line, no one is going to take cycling seriously.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2012
  8. Cycling: Young riders will take center stage in 2011

    Jim Caple

    When last year's cycling season opened, we were eagerly looking toward Lance Armstrong's final Tour de France, wondering how his rivalry with Alberto Contador would work out. As the 2011 season begins, we're still wondering a bit about exactly how th...

    Blog | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  9. 2010 Tour de France: Lance Armstrong riding off into the sunset, ...

    Jim Caple

    Yes, Lance Armstrong is riding into the sunset yet again. But the Tour de France, and the American fans who follow cycling, will be just fine.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2010
  10. 2010 Tour de France: Lance Armstrong's legacy won't be failing to...

    Jim Caple

    Lance Armstrong's legacy won't be what we saw in Sunday's stage; it will be how he has motivated us to pick up a bike and ride.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2010
  11. 2010 Tour de France: Where do contenders stand after Tour's dange...

    Jim Caple

    The first week of the Tour de France has been one of the more dangerous in recent memory. But as the race shifts to the mountains, the real drama will begin.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2010
  12. 2010 Tour de France: Lance Armstrong falls to 18th overall after ...

    Jim Caple

    Lance Armstrong recently said he thought his odds of winning the Tour improved from 10-1 to 5-1 after his strong ride in the prologue. Those odds fell considerably after Tuesday's drama on the cobblestones.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2010