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.
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.
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.
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.
The ToC had everything you'd expect from a great stage race -- big names, great finishes, mountain climbs and a doping controversy. But cycling's stars are hoping the actual race keeps fans coming back.
While Floyd Landis crashed a VIP tent at the Tour of California, the actual race was heating up outside on the streets of L.A.