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A refusal to wear helmets leads to hundreds of fatal bike crashes each year. A team of former SpaceX engineers may have found the solution.

After three years of research and development, a team of engineers has developed a collapsible bike helmet that's safer and more comfortable than the traditional model.
Lance Armstrong may finally be contrite for what happened and it only happened recently.

Lance Armstrong told an incredible story of how he paid all the tabs at a crowded bar after they chanted ‘f— you’ at him

Armstrong admits that he was not contrite during his infamous interview with Oprah Winfrey but that a recent private conversation "rocked [him] to the core."
We ranked the 22 Tour de France teams' bikes.

The Tour de France bikes, ranked

The Tour de France brings out the lightest and fastest bikes, and sometimes the best-looking. We visited the 22 teams to check out each squad's line. Here are the best-looking bikes at the Tour, ranked from "meh" to "ooh!"
Chris Froome rides alongside his personal bodyguard at the 2018 Tour de France.

Defending Tour de France champ Chris Froome yells ‘f— you’ at cop after being knocked off his bike

Things just seem to keep getting worse for the best stage racer on the planet.
To go faster, Tour de France teams are opting for wider tires and lower pressure.

Why the tires at the Tour de France keep getting wider and the pressure lower

There's been a trend toward riding wider tires with lower pressure, and for good reason: It's essentially faster and more comfortable in non-lab, real-world conditions.
Edward Hult, CEO of EF Education First North America, with Jonathan Geran, director of sports marketing at Cannondale, at the 2018 Tour.

The CEO of an ‘experiential education’ company explains why he bought one of America’s top Tour de France teams and why a YouTube vi...

EF Education First CEO Edward Hult spoke with Business Insider about why he bought a top American cycling team, why he's not losing sleep over the sport's rampant-doping past, and why a YouTube video can only show you so much about the world.
The sports director Charly Wegelius talking race strategy with the American team EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale ahead of stage eight of the 2018 Tour de France. Tour de France buses are one of the few places where teams can enjoy some privacy, but they also serve as offices.

What really goes on inside a Tour de France bus during those closed-door meetings

The American team EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale invited Business Insider inside its team bus for one of its daily meetings. Here's what we saw behind the scenes at the world's biggest bike race.

Guy jumps his bike no-handed over the Tour de France

For a moment it actually livened up a rather boring part of the race.
Front row, from left: Chris Froome, Romain Bardet, and Rigoberto Urán.

176 riders started the Tour de France, but only these 6 have a shot at winning

"Fewer than 10 guys can win, for sure, but probably that number is three or four, realistically," US team boss Jonathan Vaughters told Business Insider on Wednesday. But why? See the explanation — and the contenders — here.

The cycling world can’t stop talking about Sunday’s hellish-looking Tour de France stage. Here’s the bike the best American classics...

Sunday's stage nine of the Tour de France has been the most talked-about, and most feared, day of the race. On the nearly 100-mile stage in northern France the riders will tackle 13.5 miles of punishing cobblestones. It promises to be can't-miss racing.