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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

Peter Joffre Nye

2018 Bicycling Hall of Fame Inductees

John Neugent's essays

The Many Hats of the Bicycle Product Manager
Part 1: A quick look at what a bicycle product manager does
Part 2: Modern Distribution Channels: It's Complicated
Part 3: Marketing: Everything Has Changed
Part 4: Cutting Edge Products; Problems & Opportunities

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

Larry Theobald's essays

The Reign of the Kite Men, Cycling's Ultra-Light Riders

David L. Stanley's essays, opinion and commentary

General Commentary
Cycling's Culture of Doping, An Update
Cycling's Culture of Doping
People Shouldn't Die Racing Bikes
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

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

2019 Tour de France
Week 3: Looking Back, 32 Takaways from the 2019 Tour de France
Week 2: Thibaut Pinot, the Raging Frenchman Ascendant
Week 1: La Course des Nouveaux Visages. The Tour of New Faces

2018 season
David L. Stanley previews the 2018 racing season
Four thoughts on the early season
In Spring, a Cyclist’s Thoughts Turn to the Classics
The Giro d'Italia with One Week to Go
A final look-back at the 2018 Giro d'Italia
A preview of the 2018 Tour de France and a look at the competitors
Sixteen Random Thoughts as We Say Good-bye to Tour de France 2018
Goodbye Paul Sherwen, and Thanks

2017 Tour de France
Luke Rowe-The Bad-ass Lanterne Rouge

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