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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 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

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

Comment: Sky are right to stick with Wiggins

In a race that is short on suspense, the Wiggins-Froome drama is providing us with a classic Tour story

Stage 11 analysis: Rolland’s mountain miracle

Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky kept a tight grip on the race lead in the hardest Alpine stage of the Tour
Words by Edward Pickering in Chambéry
Thursday July 12, 2012

The mighty edifice that Team Sky has constructed in the course of this Tour de France still towers over everybody in the race. But while the foundations and walls still look impregnable,

Stage nine analysis: Wiggins turns the screw

Bradley Wiggins took his first ever stage win at the Tour de France in Besançon, and cemented his position in the yellow jersey

A tale of two climbs: Sky showed both strength and vulnerability in the Vosges and Jura mountains

Bradley Wiggins took the yellow jersey with a stunning show of team strength on the Planche des Belles Filles, but Sky were more stretched on the Col de la Croix. What does this mean for the rest of the Tour?

Comment: Sky’s plan is no secret but can they execute it?

Sky’s plan to win the Tour is no secret. Will they be allowed to control the race all the way to Paris?

Stage seven analysis: Sky come of age

Bradley Wiggins took the yellow jersey and Chris Froome the stage win in a day of spectacular dominance for the British team

Cycle Sport November: out now

Cycle Sport November is out now, and it’s packed with excellent writing, stunning photography, expert analysis, incisive opinion and snarky banter.