Tour de France 2006
All Tour, all the time. Get all your Tour de France updates and exclusive content from Outside Online here.
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The 2006 Tour de France kicks off July 1 and Outside Online is one-stop shopping for a play-by-play of this year’s event. Check in every day for on-the-scene Stage updates and exclusive photo galleries, race analysis from Chris Carmichael (the guy that coached Lance Armstrong to seven Tour wins), race standings, and more, from bike reports to profiles of the contenders. We’ve got it all. In the meantime, relive past Tour glories with our 2005 coverage, photo galleries and more.
Tour de France 2005
Lucky number seven. See how Lance Armstrong capped his career with his seventh consecutive Tour de France win. Also, on-the-scene photos, Chris Carmichael’s Tour journal and more.
Tour de France 2004
Lance Armstrong came out gunning for his sixth Tour de France win in 2004 and when it was all said and done he broke the record for more wins at the Tour than anyone else in history, beating out the likes of legends Bernard Hinault, Eddy Merckx and more.
Exclusive Photo Galleries
Check out on-the-scene photos from the past three Tours de France from Outside Online Tour photographer Beth Schneider here.
Look Back at Lance
Relive Outside magazine’s coverage of the champ.
July 2005: Breaking Away
July 2004: Lance Armstrong: Six Shooter
July 2003: Force Majeure
Tour 2001: Lance’s Threepeat
May 2000: Of Lance We Sing
April 1998: Tour de Revenge
July 1994: “I’m Not the Next Greg Lemond. I’m the First Lance Armstrong.”