Andy Schleck

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No Peeing, Please, and Other Tour Rules

Bicyclists in Tour de France are bound by etiquette

(Newser) - The Tour de France isn't all yellow shirts and glory. The Wall Street Journal takes a look at some of the rules—informal and otherwise—that guide the bicyclists.
  • Don't grab first place if the current leader is having mechanical trouble. (Alberto Contador broke this informal no-no in the current
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Lance Keeps Podium Spot; Contador All But Seals Win

(Newser) - Alberto Contador finished a respectable fourth in today’s stage of the Tour de France, giving him an all-but-certain lock on first place overall, Reuters reports. Only tomorrow's ride remains, and riders traditionally don't jockey for position on the final day. Lance Armstrong, meanwhile, rode well and will likely keep... More »

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