Blog: 10 things to love about the Tour

Drama, mayhem and athleticism

Team CSC's Frank Schleck and manager Bjarne Riis celebrate in Paris.

The 2008 Tour de France has reached its end in Paris tonight, and amidst the celebrations, tears and sore muscles, Our Man Daniel Friebe dug deep to produce his Top Ten list of things to love about the Tour.

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Mind you, the ongoing saga of Cadel Evans, Saunier-Duval’s downfall, blistering sprint finishes by Mark Cavendish, and surprise time trial victories by Stefan Schumacher made for one of the more tense and exciting Tours in years. Our astute Procycling features editor found more colour to paint his final picture of the biggest sporting event in the world.

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As Friebe and his journalistic cohorts catch up on their much-needed sleep, click on over to read his final Tour blog here.