Category Archives: 2022 Tour de France

7 Half-Baked Ideas that Could Spice Up the Tour de France

The Tour de France has broken from tradition—and I couldn’t be happier. For decades, the race’s ownership group, Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), kept the Tour preserved in time, like Han Solo frozen in carbonite. The rules, regulations, stage distances, and the presence of podium girls all felt like holdovers from a bygone era. At best, […]

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Marianne Vos is Leading the Tour de France Femmes. That’s Where She Belongs.

This article was first published by CyclingTips. In the medieval walled town of Provins, Marianne Vos (Jumbo-Visma) sits on a bale of hay. She’s got her head bowed, hands clasped together in front of her, taking a moment to catch her breath. As a throng of journalists crowd around her, Vos reflects on the moment. In […]

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