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Mathieu Van Der Poel Withdraws from Tour de France

  Mathieu van der Poel got to wear the yellow leader’s jersey in the Tour de France for six days in the past week, an impressive debut for his first appearance in cycling’s most prestigious race.  (Photo: Bettini/Road Bike Action)   As many people had said he would, Mathieu van der Poel withdrew from the […]

Mountain Bike Racer Mathieu van der Poel Is Leading the Tour de France

Mathieu van der Poel  of the Netherlands is currently leading this year’s Tour de France . He’s pictured here in the 3rd stage of the race on Monday, June 28th, Photo: Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2021 Mathieu van der Poel was widely viewed as one of the favorites for a mountain bike gold medal in the Olympics next month, […]

Did May’s Mac Attack Provoke Sabotage At The Tour de France?

I was only kidding around when I wrote the Mac Attack for our May issue, explains Mountain Bike Action’s Editor, Jimmy Mac, “But when I saw this report about a rash of flat tires at Sunday’s stage of the Tour de France, I got a bad feeling. I hope some knucklehead didn’t take it seriously.” […]