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Stage 16 analysis: Son of the Manse

Thor Hushovd won his second mountain stage of the Tour in Gap, while Andy Schleck faltered on the Col de Manse, perhaps losing his chance of winning the yellow jersey.

Stage 13 analysis: Miracle for Hushovd in Lourdes

World champion Thor Hushovd prevailed in a tense, exciting stage in the Pyrenees.

Stage eight analysis: The phoney war

Heroic performances from Thor Hushovd saw him finishing the day wearing the yellow jersey, and the stage saw the first successful long-range attack of the 2011 Tour, but the race favourites rode cagily to Super Besse.

It’s not that easy being green

The points classification of the 2011 Tour has turned into a fascinating battle of racing styles.

Stage five analysis: A Briton in Brittany

The Tour came alive as it traversed Brittany to the northern coast of France, with an exciting finale and exceptional sprint win for Mark Cavendish.

Tour talking points, part one

Analysis behind the headlines at the Tour de France.

Van Summeren time: Paris-Roubaix analysis

For a whole year, the cycling world has agreed that stopping Fabian Cancellara in Paris-Roubaix would involve ganging up on him. Yesterday, Garmin did just that.

CS experts panel: Paris-Roubaix

Paris-Roubaix, the Queen of Classics, takes place on Sunday. Our team of writers explain the beauty of the race and make some predictions for the outcome.