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They’re The First Black Africans To Ride In The Tour De France

Few places are as rich in cycling lore as the Col du Tourmalet, the brutal 6,939-foot pass in the French Pyrenees that has been a mainstay of the Tour de France since 1910. This is where history is written and legends are made. Eugene Christophe, for example, famously broke the fork on his bike in […]

Every time Chris Froome glanced at the sticker of the Kenyan national flag shield on his bike as he tore through the last part of the 21-stage, 3,500 km Tour de France, he relived his childhood and the difficulties he went through to win world cycling’s most coveted title. The flag reminded him of his […]

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Here it is. After 3,404km of racing and more than 80 hours in the saddle, Chris Froome has won the 100th Tour de France by four minutes and 20 seconds. His winning margin came down by 43 seconds from this morning because he held back to cross the line with his team-mates at the back […]

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