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 posting: May 30, Mounting tough tires: a new technique. Wheel god John Neugent has another way to get the tire bead over the rim.
News: May 31: Philippe Gilbert to race again in Luxembourg; Tinkoff's Luxembourg news; Lotto-Soudal will be at Luxembourg; Giant-Alpecin's mid-season plans; Richie Porte's and Tejay van Garderen's upcoming racing
May 30: Giro Stage 21 video; Stig Broeckx condition update; Giro d'Italia reports from Giant-Alpecin, Trek-Segafredo, Orica-GreenEdge, Tinkoff, BMC & LottoNL-Jumbo; Gracie Elvin takes consecutive win in Gooik-Geraardsbergen-Gooik
May 28: Giro stage 19 video; Giro d'Italia team reports from LottoNL-Jumbo, Astana & Tinkoff; Taylor Phinney U.S. time trial champion; LottoNL-Jumbo extends with Battaglin; Canyon to begin direct to consumer bike sales in the U.S.
The Giro d'Italia is one of the world's most important and popular bicycle races, yet there is almost no information in English about this magical Italian race's rich past. With The Story of the Giro d'Italia, the fabulous history of Italy's national tour is at last available.
Volume Two describes the growth of the Giro into a modern, vital international race that is followed by cycling fans all over the world. Along the way, the stories and races that have excited the public over the last forty years are told, including the Francesco Moser/Giuseppe Saronni rivalry, the tragic tale of Marco Pantani and the Alberto Contador affair that left the Spaniard stripped of his 2011 Giro championship.
Here's Felice Gimondi in action in 1965, the year he won the Tour de France, winning three stages along the way.
Gimondi was a complete rider, winning not only the Tour, the Giro and the Vuelta, but also Paris-Roubaix, Giro di Lombardia, Grand Prix des Nations and the World Road Championships.
We have a Gimondi photo gallery posted here.
But wait, there's more. We interviewed the great man and the full transcript is posted 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.