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Archive for July, 2012


Professional cyclist portraits by Richard Baybutt

A selection of Richard Baybutt’s portrait shoots for Cycle Sport magazine since 2007

Olympic women’s road race: Vos and Armitstead battle with destiny

Marianne Vos took the gold medal ahead of her British rival after a spectacular race.

Comment: nightmare result for dream team

The entire peloton rode for Team GB and Mark Cavendish to lose the Olympic road race. Perfectly reasonable, says Edward Pickering

Cycle Sport’s Tour Village

Pop in, grab a coffee and have a wander around. Cycle Sport’s 2012 Tour de France coverage is all here.

Stage 20 analysis: Brits storm Champs Elysées

Bradley Wiggins won the Tour de France in a triumphal final stage which also saw a scintillating sprint victory by Mark Cavendish

Stage 19 analysis: Wiggins joins the greats

Bradley Wiggins confirmed his superiority at the Tour de France with a coruscating time trial victory in Chartres

Stage 18 analysis: Sky unleash Cavendish

With Bradley Wiggins’ yellow jersey all but safe, Mark Cavendish was set free to take a stunning sprint win in Brive

Stage 17 analysis: the bigger picture

Bradley Wiggins successfully defended his yellow jersey in the final mountain stage of the race, while Alejandro Valverde took his biggest win since returning from a doping ban

Le Gourmet de France

One man’s culinary journey at Le Tour. Lionel Birnie documents the Tour one meal at a time.

Stage 16 analysis: Voeckler is king of the Queen Stage

Thomas Voeckler took his second stage win of the Tour in spectacular style in Luchon, while Bradley Wiggins kept a vice-like grip on the race lead