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BikeRaceInfo's Opinion and Commentary

Dueling opinions: Which is is greater race, the Tour de France or the Giro d'Italia?

Larry says The Giro d'Italia
Padraig says The Tour de France

John Neugent's essays

The Perfect Storm: The Story of Bicycle Retail
Part 1: The Emergence of the Mass Merchants and the Bike Boom
Part 2: The Emergence of the Mass Market, Mail Order, and the Math behind Distribution Channels
Part 3: Juvenile Bikes Move to the Mass Market and the Internet

David L. Stanley's essays, opinion and commentary

General Commentary
The Future of Pro Cycling: It's Economics, Stupid
The Future of Pro Cycling: It's Economics, Stupid, Part 2
Disc Brakes on Road bikes: Tech change and the agony that always comes along

600 Words in Praise of the Fixed Gear

Cycling's Culture of Doping

Seasons of the Bike
Part 1: PTWS, Post-Tour Withdrawal Syndrome
Part 2: The Vuelta a España and Fall racing
Part 3: Winter, Cycling's Season Does Not Truly End
Part 4: Spring: The Season Start, Every Race Matters

2016 Vuelta a España
What can we learn from this?

2016 Tour de France
2016 Tour Preview
What We Know After One Week
Show a little respect: Post stage 13 thoughts
2016 Tour de France Wrap-Up

2015 Tour de France:
Pre-race thoughts and predictions
Stages 1 - 3 reviewed and assessed
Stage 4 is looked at and assessed
Stages 5 and 6 reviewed
Stages 7 and 8 reviewed and assessed
Stage 9 team time trial blow-by-blow story and review
Stage 10, the first day in the mountains gets a close look
Stage 11, the second day in the Pyrenees reviewed
Stage 12, rain and mountains, the tale of a hard day's racing
Stage 13, transition day with lots of action
Stage 14, hilltop finish, super day at the Tour
Stage 15, a few hills and then a fast finish
Stage 16, a hilly trip to Gap
Stage 17: first day in the high Alps
Stage 18: more Alps, 7 categorized ascents
Stage 19: Third day in the Alps
Stage 20: Final day in the Alps, finishing at Alpe d'Huez
Stage 21: The Tour's last stage, a fast day in Paris
Post race: 21 takeaways from the 2015 Tour de France