Monday, July 26

Tour de France

Cycling, Eddy Merckx, Mark Cavendish, Sports, Tour de France

Mark Cavendish just tied the record for most Tour de France stage wins — equaling the GOAT, Eddy Merckx

Sprinting great Mark Cavendish won stage 13 of the Tour de France on Friday in Carcassonne. The "Manx Missile" tied the all-time great Eddy Merckx's record for most Tour stage wins at 34. With eight stages remaining, "Cav" could win No. 35 and become the king of Tour stage wins. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mark Cavendish wasn't even supposed to race the Tour de France this year, but he made cycling history on Friday by equaling the all-time stage-win record after claiming stage 13 and tying Eddy Merckx's record of 34 victories.Cavendish tied the record after winning the field sprint in Carcassonne, in the south of ...
Cycling, Sports, Tour de France

‘Mom. Of. The. Year.’ saves child from crashing Tour de France riders in nanosecond of pure instinct

An attentive Tour de France spectator saved a child from high-speed crashing riders on Saturday. In a moment of instinct, she snatched the child out of harm's way as riders smashed to the ground around them. The brilliant save came after two massive crashes on the opening day of the three-week race. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Crash, Cycling, Sports, Tour de France

Horrific Tour de France crash takes down nearly entire peloton after rider hits a spectator’s sign that was in the way

There was a massive crash in the Tour de France on stage one on Saturday. It appeared a rider at the front of the main bunch hit a fan's sign and went down. See the crash below. See more stories on Insider's business page. There was a massive dramatic crash at the Tour de France on Saturday that brought down nearly the entire peloton.It appeared that a rider at the front of the main bunch, Tony Martin, hit a fan's sign and went down. The fan's sign appeared to be sticking out too far into the road.See the video clips below. —Daniel (@cyclingreporter) June 26, 2021—Daniel (@cyclingreporter) June 26, 2021This story is developing. Che...