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Andrew Hood

Andrew Hood cut his journalistic teeth at Colorado dailies before the web boom opened the door to European cycling in the mid-1990s. Hood has covered every Tour de France since 1996 and has been VeloNews' European correspondent since 2002.

  • Musical chairs: Tour de France teams, riders scrambling to secure futures

    • Published Jul. 10, 2014
    • Updated Jul. 10, 2014 at 6:10 PM EDT

    Teams are scrambling to pull together deals to secure their futures, with a possible link between the Garmin and Cannondale teams

  • Where’s Andre been hiding? Greipel finally finding kick in sprints

    • Published Jul. 10, 2014
    • Updated Jul. 10, 2014 at 11:43 AM EDT

    André Greipel is hoping to revive his sprint in the coming stages, following a dismal start to the 2014 Tour de France

  • Spanish Armada takes on water: Contador vows to keep fighting, Valverde crashes on stage 5

    • Published Jul. 9, 2014
    • Updated Jul. 10, 2014 at 1:09 AM EDT

    Alberto Contador lost considerable time on stage 5 in the battle for the GC at the Tour de France, while Alejandro Valverde fared slightly

  • Talansky, van Garderen take their lumps, but keep GC hopes alive

    • Published Jul. 9, 2014
    • Updated Jul. 9, 2014 at 4:10 PM EDT

    Young Americans keep GC hopes alive after surviving a brutal day of racing across the cobblestones of northern France and Belgium

  • Van Garderen growing with each day of the Tour

    • Published Jul. 9, 2014

    Confidence is high at BMC Racing after captain Tejay van Garderen made it through the opening stages relatively unscathed

  • Andy Schleck abandons with knee injury, casting Tour future in doubt

    • Published Jul. 8, 2014

    Exiting with a knee injury, the Trek Factory Racing rider didn't even make it to France in the 2014 edition of the race he was once a

  • Analysis: Froome could make history with Tour repeat in bio-passport era

    • Published Jul. 7, 2014
    • Updated Jul. 10, 2014 at 10:22 AM EDT

    Froome is aiming to be the first rider to officially win back-to-back grand tours in the biological passport era

  • Peloton to fans: ‘No more selfies!’

    • Published Jul. 7, 2014

    Tejay van Garderen, others, crashed due to overzealous Tour de France fans

  • GC opens: Rodríguez struggles, Horner survives, Froome a sprinter?

    • Published Jul. 5, 2014
    • Updated Jul. 5, 2014 at 6:32 PM EDT

    The GC favorites got their first glimpse at what awaits them in a harrowing first week of the Tour de France in Saturday's hilly first stage

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