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Timing is everything in Tour de France sprints

They say there is no such thing as second place in the Tour de France. The competition is hot, and the individual cyclists and their teams need to cover every possible detail in order to get the edge required to win.

dateJul 07, 2015 in Telecom
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3Qs: What's next for Lance Armstrong?

Road racing cyclist Lance Arm­strong, who won the Tour de France a record seven con­sec­u­tive times after beating tes­tic­ular cancer in the late 1990s, has report­edly admitted to using performance-​​enhancing ...

dateJan 24, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Tour de France Stresses Riders' Bodies to the Limit

Glancing at the elevation profiles of the stages of the 2010 Tour de France is enough to tire a couch potato. The mountainous race is legendarily strenuous, but beyond short-term discomforts such as road rash and bruised ...

dateJul 19, 2010 in Health
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