Monday, 19 July, 2004

Tour de France Update

Today is the second rest day of the 2004 Tour de France. After a week on the flats and a few days of climbing in the Pyrenees, the riders get a day to rest before the final week of racing in the Alps. As is usually the case, this year's Tour has been full of surprises:

As with previous years, there's lots of real time coverage on the Internet. is the official site. From there you can get stage reports, standings, route profiles, and live updates during the stages. They also have a link to OLN TV, where you can listen live to the audio of the OLN broadcast. Other sites you might want to check are Cycling News, VeloNews, and The Daily Peloton.