Cycle Sport’s Tour Village

Pop in, grab a coffee and have a wander around. Cycle Sport’s 2012 Tour de France coverage is all here.


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In-depth stage-by-stage reporting from our team of experts.
Prologue: A test of form?
Stage one: Sagan holds his nerve
Stage two: train? What train?
Stage three: Sagan again
Stage four: the road to Rouen
Stage five: Greipel gains an edge
Stage six: Saganissimo!
Stage seven: Sky come of age
Stage eight: a home win on foreign soil
Stage nine: Wiggins turns the screw
Stage 10: no doubting Thomas
Stage 11: Rolland’s mountain miracle
Stage 12: Millar time, finally
Stage 13: never two without three
Stage 14: Sanchez outwits Sagan
Stage 15 analysis: Fedrigo’s confidence trick
Stage 16 analysis: Voeckler is king of the queen stage
Stage 17 analysis: the bigger picture
Stage 18 analysis: Sky unleash Cavendish
Stage 19 analysis: Wiggins joins the greats
Stage 20 analysis: Brits storm Champs Elysées

The Greatest Race – why the Tour is the most important event in the cycling calendar
Stage one: why Peter Sagan was right to sit on Cancellara’s wheel
Comment: It will take innovation not imitation to wrong-foot Cavendish
Man Down: how crashes shape the Tour
Comment: it’s déjà-vu all over again. Is the Tour’s opening week stagnating?
Comment: War de France
Wiggins avoids the cull on fateful Friday
Sky’s plan is no secret, but can they execute it?
Comment: Wiggins, just being Wiggins
A tale of two climbs: Sky showed both strength and vulnerability in the Vosges and Jura mountains
Brailsford addresses doctor dilemma: we are 100 per cent clean
Comment: Sky must send a positive message to the fans
Comment: Sky are right to stick with Wiggins
Comment: nice jersey, shame about the competition

Episode one: it’s Lionel’s birthday
Episode two: we break down Peter Sagan’s victory salute
Episode three: Lionel bangs his head, and Edward plays the piano
Episode four: the sweary edition
Podcast 5: Sky, Voeckler and a new internet phenomenon
Podcast 6: Greipel the grimpeur
Podcast 7: complete with bonus track
Podcast 8: from a café by the Champs Elysées

One man’s culinary journey at the Tour de France.

Stage previews: culture, geography, tactics, facts, info and gastronomy
Tour de France 2012: start list

Short cuts: memories of the Tour (part three)
Short cuts: memories of the Tour (part two)
Short cuts: memories of the Tour (part one)
The 2011 Tour: Cadel Evans’ perfect race
First Tour Memories: the first time you ever saw the Tour
Thomas Voeckler interview: the secret life of Thomas Voeckler
Pierre Rolland interview: the song of Rolland
Tim Kerrison: the man behind Bradley Wiggins’ Tour


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