The Superbowl of cycling kicked off this past Saturday and for die-hard fans of the Tour de France who cannot get enough of the action, you can follow it all right on your phone or iPad.
Tour de France All Access
Cycling enthusiasts can track the peloton in real-time with every rider’s position at each stage with NBC Sport’s Group app. Also available are stage results, overall standings and interviews. $14.99 in iTunes.
Versus Tour de France LIVE
This app features live streaming video of every stage with no commercial interruptions, highlight videos and live GPS tracking showing the riders and breakaway time gaps. $6.99 at apps.su.
An inexpensive option is the Tour 2011 featuring live race information, rider profiles and Twitter feed integration. $0.99 in iTunes.
Fans of the American team can get behind-the-scenes coverage of Team RadioShack and track team finishes and events complete with team photos. Free at iTunes.
You can also get complete coverage of the Tour de France over at Velonews.com.