Andrew Taber

Living Legends

Eddy Merckx (Belgium) Age: 59 Tour Wins: 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974 Wore Yellow: 96 days Nobody devoured more foes than Eddy Merckx. Perhaps the greatest cyclist ever, "the Cannibal"—a six-...

Living Legends

Bernard Hinault (France) Age: 49 Tour Wins: 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1985 Wore Yellow: 78 days Bernard Hinault wasn't quite as flamboyant as France's other five-time winner, the late Jacques...

Take the Yellow Jersey Tour

Don't let Lance hog the fun. Here's how to ride your own epic stage of the world's greatest cycling race.

girona spain

My Girona

Downshift into a Mediterranean pace and spin like Lance in Spain's Catalonian hideaway