Although the Tour lacks the bombastic mountains of recent tours of Spain or Italy, its balanced approach should showcase exciting racing.
Nairo Quintana is a perennial grand tour favorite, but he needs to improve his TT skills to contend for the 2016 Tour title.
Many say Froome is a lock to win his third Tour in 2016, but Contador may actually be more likely to earn a third yellow jersey of his own.
What's the difference between riding in the grupetto and riding in the break? A comparison between Kwiatkowski's stage 11 and stage 12 data.
The wily Astana captain can drop rivals on fast, technical descents, and seize unexpected opportunities as they arise
Pressed to name favorites for Monday's U.S. pro road championships, most would begin with two teams: Boels-Dolmans and Cannondale-Garmin
Should American racing mimic Europe? Steve Maxwell and Joe Harris consider ways to improve how the U.S. races bikes
The early season has given away little about the condition of the 'fab four' GC kings who have shown equal parts brilliance and mediocrity
Alberto Contador starts the 2015 Giro as the five-star favorite, but nearly dozen riders will be nipping at his heels for the pink jersey
He seems to be getting better with age, but Valverde's Liege win, writes Andrew Hood, brings back talk of his dark history