Your source for results of recent bicycle races, along with past race results, beginning in 1896 with the first Paris-Roubaix. Use the menu options above for archives.
Latest Feature Post: September 20: To GU or not to GU? Certified nutritionist Marcia Homer looks at the science of the popular race fuel
September 12: 2016 Vuelta a España wrap-up by David L. Stanley. Mr. Stanley looks deeply into this year's Vuelta for lessons and interesting, hidden storylines.
September 28: Completed and upcoming racing; Taylor Phinney and Francisco Ventoso sign with new teams; Gesink & Kelderman will lead LottoNL-Jumbo at Il Lombardia; Interbike cycle show visitor and exhibitor numbers down
September 25: 2012 Tour de France winner Wiggins denies seeking unfair advantage by using banned drug; Eneco Tour stage 6 reports from Lampre-Merida, BMC, Lotto-Soudal, Etixx-Quick Step & LottoNL-Jumbo
Les Woodland climbed aboard his old Carlton bike to take a nostalgia trip across Belgium and Holland to visit some of cycling’s greatest riders. Cycling Heroes: The Golden Years tells the story of that journey he took in the early 1990s and the time he spent with some of the finest riders from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s.
Rik van Steenbergen, Rik van Looy, Jan Janssen, Wim van Est, Hennie Kuiper and Peter Post were some of the most colorful and dominating riders of an era that produced many of the sport’s greatest-ever champions.
In this book Woodland has collected their and other riders’ precious and fascinating recollections, some going back to a time of leather saddles, cloth caps and spare tires wrapped over riders’ shoulders; when screaming fans packed smoke-filled velodromes to see their heroes up close; when a stage of the Tour de France could take more than eleven hours.
Cycling Heroes is available in print, eBook and Audiobook versions. Click here to learn more
Since the Memorial Marco Pantani race is going to be run September 17, I thought it might be appropriate to post a picture of one of the most gifted and yet troubled riders in cycling history.
And certainly his era, the 1990s, was one plagued with doping problems with no way to test for EPO, the most effective and prevalent illegal drug of the time.
This is a shot of Pantani winning stage 19 of the 1998 Giro d'Italia. Pantani not only won the 1998 Giro, he went on to win the Tour de France that year, making him the last rider to do the Giro-Tour double.
We have a Marco Pantani photo gallery here.
What you'll find in our site:
The Tour de France. Lots of information, including results for every single stage of every Tour.
Other important bike races: the Giro d'Italia, the Vuelta a España, along with the classics, stage races, national championships, world records, and olympics.
We keep a running record of the races going on in the current year, with results, photos, maps, etc. We've been doing this since 2001, so the results for this year as well as previous years are available here.
This site is owned and run by McGann Publishing. We're a micro-publisher specializing in books about cycling history. Interested? Here's information on our titles in print.
We are devoted to cycling and all of its characters and events. The sport's past matters to us. We've been interviewing anyone who will sit down and talk to us, then writing up the interviews, and collecting other stories about cycling. We have rider histories—the stories of individual riders, many by the great cycling writer Owen Mulholland. We have our oral history project—the results of our interviews. And we've collected lots of photos over the years, of racers, racing, manufacturing, etc., which we have arranged into photo galleries for your enjoyment.
Being in the bike business for many years, we had to opportunity to travel a lot in Europe, riding bikes, attending trade shows, etc. We've written up many of our travels, and had some contributions from others whose travels differed from ours.
What would the day be without the funnies? Our friend Francesca Paoletti has drawn a series of comics about bike related stuff, poking fun at us along the way.
If you are interested in bikes, sooner or later you will want to know some technical information about bikes. We have articles here about bike weight, how bike frames are prepped and assembled, selected bike parts, and others.
And then there's food! The bicycle runs on the human engine, and the human engine runs on food, so of course we're interested in that.
Along the way we've been privileged to meet many people in and around the bike business who do things we like. The folks whose ads are up there on the right are friends of ours who we believe conduct their business knowledgably and honorably; here are a few others who do stuff we like.