Bill Gifford is the author of Ledyard: In Search of the First American Explorer.
It was the oldest play in the book, and I fell for it hard.
Clever, goofy, charismatic, and fast, two-time world champion Peter Sagan may never win the Tour de France (he’s not a climber), but he just might be the star who saves bike racing.
A thin, gray merino V-neck, it’s clearly been well loved over the years, leaving it stretched and pilling. Nothing wrong with that. We’ve all got favorite articles of clothing, right? But I’m...
At five in the morning, there’s water in the streets of Nazaré. Dark and swirled with sand, it comes racing across the wide beach and into the town square, wetting the shoes of late-night revelers...
An embedded film-maker boldly documents Lance Armstrong’s downfall in 'The Armstrong Lie'
To celebrate the tour's 100th edition, we picked the race's five most iconic moments.
Honoring the colorful, slightly unstable characters who have helped define the Tour
Body fat is just an inert layer of blubber, right? If only. New research shows that it's more like a toxic parasite that doesn't want to let go. The good news: if you exercise and eat right, you can...
Closing the book (we hope) on bike racing’s drug-fueled era of excess .
With the release of his new tell-all about the doping culture of professional cycling, The Secret Race, Tyler Hamilton has been blamed for cashing in on the celebrity of one-time teammate and brother...
Tyler Hamilton’s new book, The Secret Race, makes it impossible to believe Lance’s story anymore.
war against cancer, right? Not exactly, because the famous nonprofit donates almost nothing to scientific research. BILL GIFFORD looks at where the money goes and finds a mix of fine ideas,...
Two decades after Greg LeMond became the first American to win the Tour de France, the world's biggest bike race is our party now. The only question: How long will we stay?
Meet the Champions Club, an elite group of bike-crazy execs who are richer than Croesus, can hammer with Lance, and are donating millions to ensure a gold-plated future for U.S. cycling
The Golden State gets set to host America's richest bike race ever
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