Category Archive: Le Tour de France

Musings on the Perfect Shot: You Lose Some, You Win Some. (part 2)

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Our business, by all measures, is about the infinite quest to capture the perfect shot – the ever elusive, often unattainable, highly subjective “perfect shot.” This is quite possibly one of the greatest… Continue reading

Peer POV: The Grand Poobah (part 1 / 3)

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Just one week after the finale of the Tour de France on the Champs Élysées in Paris, I was strolling down Main Street in a little seaside town in Eastern Long Island as… Continue reading

Peer POV: Oh So Sonoko!

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I don’t think we knew Sonoko Tanaka’s name for the first two years our work overlapped. It’s a small world out there but somehow if you don’t break the ice right-off-the-bat you just… Continue reading

My Mind’s Eye.

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“Iri, can you jump out and shoot this?” It was Friday, with only three stages of the Tour de France remaining, and we were gradually making our way along the serpentine descent of… Continue reading

The Life of a World Tour Team Chef

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For many who follow pro cycling, and maybe those who don’t, there’s a curiosity about what it is, exactly, that riders eat. How riders get the most out of their food; how some… Continue reading

The Glass Menagerie.

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The first thought that entered my mind as I woke up every day during the Tour de France is what lenses should we run today?  Unlike much action sports photography, shooting a 21-day bike… Continue reading

They Were the Best of Tour Times

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When days are measured in the 21 stages of the Tour de France, the morning after Stage 21 is disorienting. The proper order of things, numerically speaking, is 21 then 22. But in… Continue reading

These Guys, These Effin’ Guys.

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Taking One for the Team. These words could never find a greater embodiment than in the daily role of a soigneur. Talk about taking one for the team. Soigneurs might possibly be the… Continue reading

A Ride-Along With Team Astana

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Initially I was asked if I get motion sick and then given the following instructions: We will pack you a lunch, unless you are a vegetarian – then we just feed you apples and… Continue reading

It’s the Tour. It’s a bike race. It’s awesome: An Interview With Frankie Andreu

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If you’re a cycling fan and you’ve lived in an underground bunker for the last twenty years, then perhaps you have no idea who Frankie Andreu is. Otherwise, to those who follow professional… Continue reading