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Episode 18: 2009/07

Tour de France 2009 LES CARROZ

It's a rainy morning in the French Alps and the local townspeople of Les Carroz gather for wine, song and an arrival of the Tour de France later in the day. When Bernard Matonnat shows up we find out that, for him, the race is more than just a spectator sport.

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Episode 252009/11/06

Project: Trek Travel

Trek Travel plans cycling vacations of a lifetime to over 30 destinations. Join repeat Trek Traveler Mr. Jimmy in Mount Vontoux, France during Stage 20 of the Tour, as he shares his experiences from just one of his Trek Travel adventures.

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Episode 242009/09/14

Trek Women Triathlon Series

Wake up bright and early with women just like you, including a team of women from Trek, as the Trek Women Triathlon series celebrates its inaugural year at one of the events in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. This new Tri series is dedicated to raising money for the fight against breast cancer.

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Episode 232009/08/31

Hit the Road: Trek MTB Factory Demo

Hit the road to Bend Oregon with Trek Northwest Factory Demo Driver, Dax Tobin and preview the latest, and as Dax says, “Sweetest” rides on two wheels — the new Trek Mountain bikes. A few minutes of North Woods singletrack with Dax could change your life.

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Episode 222009/08/19

Welcome to Belleville: Building a Bicycle Better

Take a quick spin with Trek industrial designer Michael Leighton through his ideas behind the Trek Belleville, the new eco-design bike. You'll learn about his inspiration, and gain insight into what makes a truly better built bike designed to reduce environmental impact.

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Episode 212009/07/30

Tour de France 2009 PARIS

Astana Team Photographer Graham Watson has been following Lance Armstrong's teams for years. In this, the final episode of our Tour de France 2009 series, he tells a story of Lance and Contador in years past and present.

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Episode 202009/07/27

Tour de France 2009 MT. VENTOUX

The unforgiving moonscape of Mt. Ventoux, France, is a legendary place in cycling lore. Find out why as we camp overnight with a few of the hundreds of thousands of spectators that come days in advance to stake out a view of the 2009 Tour de France's penultimate stage.

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Episode 192009/07/25

Tour de France 2009 MENTHON SAINT-BERNARD

Geert Duffeleer is known as "Chef Duffy" by the members of the Astana Cycling Team, whom he cooks for every day on the Tour de France. And there's a lot more that goes into cooking for several of the greatest cyclists in the world than whipping together your average meal.

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Episode 182009/07/23

Tour de France 2009 LES CARROZ

It's a rainy morning in the French Alps and the local townspeople of Les Carroz gather for wine, song and an arrival of the Tour de France later in the day. When Bernard Matonnat shows up we find out that, for him, the race is more than just a spectator sport.

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Episode 172009/07/23

Tour de France 2009 VERBIER

Dave and Sharlene Vunic are at the Tour de France for their honeymoon. Dave is a Canadian Mounted Policeman who has always dreamed of visiting the Tour de France. He also has always dreamed of visiting the Swiss Alps. Today, he gets both of his wishes as he watches Alberto Contador take yellow in a scene he describes as "Cycling Heaven".

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Episode 162009/07/20

Tour de France 2009 BESANCON

Rafel Jezierski is a truck driver from Poland who has ridden his bike 80 kilometers up a hill to reach the finish at Besancon, France. He is on a mission--to get an autographed jersey from Lance Armstrong for his ailing wife Isabel.

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Episode 152009/07/20

Tour de France 2009 COL DE LA SCHLUCHT

On a cold and rainy day in the mountains one hour from Germany Jacques and Claudine Lavoil wait for the passing of the 2009 Tour de France.

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Episode 142009/07/17

Tour de France 2009 TONNERRE

Graham Watson is the world's foremost cycling photographer and has covered the Tour de France for over thirty years. His travel guide for the Tour de France is world renowned. Join us as we spend the morning with him in the beautiful medieval town of Tonnerre France.

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Episode 132009/07/16

Tour de France 2009 GUERET

Ride along with three-time Tour of California winner and Team Astana rider, Levi Leipheimer on yet another stage-winning Time Trial performance.

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Episode 112009/07/13

Tour de France 2009 - Ben Coates

Ben Coates is the Trek Team Liaison to the Astana team. What is it like to travel throughout the world from hotel to hotel making sure that everything goes well with the equipment? Join Ben as he travels to Le Cap D'Agde to the start of the fifth stage of the Tour de France.

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Episode 102009/07/13

Tour de France 2009 ARCALIS

Every year in hundreds of small towns across France the Tour de France comes through. People wait for hours for the race to pass, and in seconds it is all over. This is a video sketch of what it is like.

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Episode 92009/07/11

Tour de France 2009 ORDINO

Spend the morning in a cafe in the mountain village of Ordino in the Principality of Andorra. Visit with local ex-patriots as they prepare to be overrun by that afternoons arrival of Stage 7 of the 2009 Tour de France.

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Episode 82009/07/11

Tour de France 2009 GIRONA

Santi lives in Girona, Spain - a favorite place for bike racers to train for the Tour. In fact, Lance Armstrong once trained here, and Santi was his neighbor and is still is friend. What's it like to live next door to one of the worlds most famous athletes? And what does it have to do with the bag hidden in Santi's attic loft?

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Episode 52009/03/24

Trek Livestrong U23 Team

Get a sneak peak at the riders of tomorrow. Lance and Trek team up to create the new Trek Livestrong U23 team coached by Axel Merckx.

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Episode 32009/02/26

Three in a Row

Ride along with three-time Tour of California winner and Team Astana rider, Levi Leipheimer on yet another stage-winning Time Trial performance.

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