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100 Tours: 10 iconic moments (+ videos)

As Yorkshire prepares to make its mark on Tour history we pick 10 people and incidents that have shaped its 111 year history

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Video: Surely Sir Chris Hoy is the master of turning left? On a bike maybe — in a car, not so much

Six-time Olympic champion comes a cropper in his Nissan at Goodwood Festival of Speed

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Your Tour de France: send us your photos

Before, during, and after share your experiences of watching the Tour de France on road.cc

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Video: Boris Bikes v Le Tour de France stage 1

Live the pain & the triumph as three daft blokes ride 204km in the Dales on 50lb bikes

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Miche SWR Full Carbon RC Clincher Wheels

Cracking performance, comfort and build quality; shame about the naff stickers

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Chris Froome ready to defend Tour de France title, insists he had no say in Bradley Wiggins’ omission (+ video)

Team Sky rider says he’s recovered from crash during last month’s Dauphiné

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Tour de France Tech 2014: Andy Schleck's Trek Émonda

We had a poke around Andy's brand new bike, and asked him about his plans for the Tour

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Tour of Yorkshire scheduled to debut next May

Welcome to Yorkshire, ASO and British Cycling submit plans for three-day stage race to UCI

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Tour de France Tech 2014: Canyon’s new Aeroad CF SLX R28

Live from Yorkshire: exclusive pictures of Team Katusha's new aero road bike

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B'Twin SS Jersey 700

Stylish, innovative jersey for racing or pretty much any summer road riding

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German police apologise to one-armed cyclist fined for only having one brake lever

Rider had adapted bike with back pedal brake, making it legal

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British cyclist killed in head-on collision as he descends Alpe d'Huez

Preliminary investigations suggest driver, a UK tourist, took bend too widely

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Tour de France Tech 2014: Nicholas Roche's Specialized Tarmac S-Works McLaren

New frame developed with McLaren is 10% lighter than regular Tarmac and will debut at the Tour de France

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RH+ PW Dual Cell Xlight Jersey FZ

Lightweight and very breathable high-performance jersey in a form fit

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Tour de France 2014 preview - our stage-by-stage guide to the race + bonus video preview of Yorkshire stages

We look at all 21 stages from Leeds to Paris plus video previews of Stages 1 and 2

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Orica-GreenEdge's Daryl Impey tests positive for banned diuretic

News breaks just days before Tour de France; rider denies ever knowingly using masking agent

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iBike Newton PowerStroke

Innovative power meter that offers results comparable to others along with features to improve your position and technique

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Road traffic laws too "lenient" say widows of cyclists killed on charity ride

Criticism comes as lorry driver pleads guilty to causing death of two men on Land's End-John O'Groats ride

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Video: Backtracker uses radar technology to warn of approaching vehicles

New gadget seeking funding could provide radar-powered warning of approaching vehicles from behind + video

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Contents of vial that fell from rider's pocket during Paris-Roubaix prove innocent

Testing reveals no prohibited substances in white powder handed into UK Anti-Doping by fan

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B'Twin 700 Black/Red bib shorts

Performance road shorts with a very modest price tag but pad seems less versatile than their 500 siblings

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Trek launch superlight Émonda road bike

Frames are as light as 690g with complete bikes from 4.6kg; range also includes bikes down to £1,200

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Segregated cycle lane planned for £600m east London bridge

Plans unveiled for claimed much-needed link – but will it see the light of day?

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Simon Yates named to Orica-GreenEdge Tour de France team

As Tour starts in Yorkshire, 21-year-old from Bury will be only rider in race born in England

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British Cycling and Leeds Cycling Campaign propose transformation of Leeds centre

Can the Motorway City of the Seventies be made cycling-friendly?

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Fibre-Lyte aero carbon chain ring

Carbon bling to pimp your ride but full of performance benefits too

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The bikes of the Tour de France

A look at the 22 team bikes that will line up for the Tour de France this weekend

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Uvex Race 1 helmet

Excellent road helmet with distinctly Germanic attention to detail

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Documentary 'Bicycle' world premiere in Yorkshire on Friday (+ video trailer)

Royalty in attendance for pedal-powered first showing of part-crowdfunded film

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Ridley go retro for the Tour de France

Belgian manufacturer produce retro-inspired bikes for the Lotto-Belisol team

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Half of Britons say local roads too dangerous for cycling in BBC poll

Campaigners call for more space — and money — for cycling

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Tour de France Minus 5 news round-up - Parlez-vous Yorkshire, plus Harrogate warned over crimewave

Also, a singing plumber, photo exhibition in Leeds, and DLR train now has added VaVaFroome

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"Sick" David Millar unhappy at being cut from Garmin-Sharp's Tour de France line-up

Poor form at nationals costs Scot chance to ride final Tour on health grounds, Movistar's Alex Dowsett also out

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Northwave Galaxy Short Sleeve Jersey

Smart racing jersey from Northwave that will keep you cool on hot rides

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Bontrager Rhythm shoes

Mountain bike enduro shoes that work well as all-purpose SPD shoes for road rides too

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Guildford Town Centre Races set to go ahead as council addresses safety fears

Temporary works to be carried out to new kerbs that posed risk to competitors

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Cannondale set to launch CAAD10 track bike this year?

Photos posted on Facebook suggest a new race-ready CAAD10 track bike is coming soon

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Witness appeal after Wiltshire cyclist killed in collision with lorry

49-year-old man died at scene of crash at Coombe Bissett

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Orbea launch new Ordu OME time trial bike

New TT bike is more aerodynamic and stiffer than previous model

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Aerozine Road Bottom Bracket

Expensive looking, vale for money bottom bracket that keeps the rain out; smooth running too

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Charity riders' bikes stolen at Anfield ahead of Ride for 96

Bikes, clothing, passports & cash all nicked before ride commemorating Hillsborough victims

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Laura Trott and Peter Kennaugh take national titles in sprint showdowns (+video)

Perfect timing gives Manxman surprise win over Ben Swift; form & teamwork pays off for Trott

 
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