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Join British Cycling between now and the end of the Tour de France and you'll wbe entered into a prize draw to win a Team Sky Tour de France jersey, signed by Bradley Wiggins. Whether you're joining British Cycling for the first time or renewing your membership for the year, we have three jerseys to give away throughout the rest of the tour. Join British Cycling Now

Following the British Riders in the Tour de France

We're tracking the progress of the five British riders - Mark Cavendish, David Millar, Ben Swift, Geraint Thomas & Bradley Wiggins - in this year's Tour de France, keeping tabs on them as they each chase their individual goals.

THE STAGES

Stage 4: a tough finish, inclement weather and a canine death for Cav' to cope with: we look at the British contingent's stage and their reaction to it on Twitter & in video: Stage 4 Following the Brits

Stage 3: An apparently minor racing incident mid-stage becomes the talking point of the race - we trace how the riders and pundits reacted on Twitter - Stage 3 Following the Brits

Stage 2: A short but intense day in the saddle tackling the team time trial. All the British riders finished the stage in the top 24 in the race. More Twitter highlights, Ben Swift's video diary and Geraint Thomas's video guide to the Sky Team's bus - Stage 2 Following the Brits

Stage 1: Top tweets of the day, cracking podium shot of Geraint Thomas in the white jersey and an end of stage video diary from Ben Swift - Stage 1 Following the Brits

FEATURES

Tour de France and "Luck" - we examine the close relationship between sporting achievement and "luck" and how success in the Tour de France relies less on the roll of a dice than it does in most one-day races: Feature: Luck and the Tour


A GUIDE TO THE BEST ON-LINE COVERAGE

Sky Pro Team at the Tour de France: teamsky.com

Britishcycling.org.uk's sister site teamsky.com is the place to visit for all the latest news on the Sky Pro Cycling Team's 2011 Tour de France campaign.

For all the stages, all the action, all the news, visit Sky Pro Team Tour de France Homepage. The team will be blogging throughout the race - hear the latest: Team Blog. There's also the usual social media outlets - Sky Pro Team on Twitter: twitter.com/teamsky & Sky Pro Team on Facebook: www.facebook.com/TeamSky. Sky Sports Cycling coverage: www.skysports.com/cycling/

Tour de France Reports and Stage Information

There's some great coverage online and on TV, where you can follow your favourite riders and teams. We'd recommend, in particular, the coverage of cyclingnews.com and cyclingweekely.co.uk, both of whom have experienced and expert journalists at the race. Also, check out or selection of the best twitter feeds from within the race - both riders and journalists - top right of this page.

Cyclingnews.com - Homepage & Stage Guides | Preview | Start List

Cycling Weekly - Homepage & Stage Guides | Team & Rider Lists

ITV 4's Coverage of the TdF- Homepage I ITV4 TV Schedule

Official TdF Website - great detail on the stages etc: www.letour.fr


THE STAGES & ITV 4 COVERAGE - A QUICK OVERVIEW

Please check schedules regularly to avoid last-minute changes etc.

Saturday 2 July - Stage 1: Passage du Gois - Mont des Alouettes ITV4 1200-1630 |

Sunday 3 July - Stage 2: Les Essarts ITV4 1400-1630

Monday 4 July - Stage 3: Olonne-sur-Mer - Redon ITV4 1400-1630

Tuesday 5 July - Stage 4: Lorient - Mur-de-Bretagne ITV4 1400-1630

Wednesday 6 July - Stage 5: Carhaix - Cap Frehel ITV4 1400-1630

Thursday 7 July - Stage 6: Dinan - Lisieux ITV4 1400-1630

Friday 8 July - Stage 7: Le Man - Chateauroux ITV4 1400-1630

Saturday 9 July - Stage 8: Aigurande - Super Besse Sancy ITV4 1400-1630

Sunday 10 July - Stage 9: Issoire - Saint Flour ITV4 1400-1700

Monday 11 July REST DAY

Tuesday 12 July - Stage 10: Aurillac - Carmaux ITV4 1400-1630

Wednesday 13 July - Stage 11: Blaye les Mines - Lavaur ITV4 1400-1630

Thursday 14 July - Stage 12: Cugnaux - Luz Ardiden ITV4 1200-1630

Friday 15 July - Stage 13: Pau - Lourdes ITV4 1400-1630

Saturday 16 July - Stage 14: Saint Gaudens - Plateau de Beille ITV4 1100-1630

Sunday 17 July - Stage 15: Limoux - Montpelier ITV4 1400-1630

Monday 18 July - REST DAY

Tuesday 19 July - Stage 16: Saint Paul trois Chateaux - Gap ITV4 1400-1630

Wednesday 20 July - Stage 17: Gap - Pinerolo ITV4 1315-1630

Thursday 21 July - Stage 18: Pinerolo - Galibier Serre Chevalier ITV4 1300-1630

Friday 22 July - Stage 19: Modane - Alpe d'Huez ITV4 1330-1700

Saturday 23 July - Stage 20: Grenoble ITV4 1400-1630

Sunday 24 July - Stage 21: Creteil - Paris Champs Elysees ITV4 1330-1630