Tour de France July 6 victory goes to Chris Froome of Team Sky.
General Classification as of July 6th, 2013:
1. Chris Froome
2. Richie Porte at 51"
3. Alejandro Valverde at 1'25"
4. Bauke Mollema at 1'44"
5. Laurens Ten Dam at 1'50"
6. Roman Kreuziger at 1'51"
7. Alberto Contador at 1'51"
8. Nairo Quintana at 2'02"
9. Joaquim Rodriguez at 2'31"
10. Michael Rogers at 2'40"
Team Sky rider Chris Froome won the eighth stage of the 2013 Tour de France on Saturday, July 6th. He is a top...Read Full Story
Tour de France 2013 Route Map. Source: letour.comThe 100th Tour de France starts tomorrow in Porto Vecchio, on the island of Corsica. The 21 stage race is considered the crown jewel of international cycling and will attract more international media attention than any other cycling event of the year.
Just under 200 racers will start Le Tour on a relatively flat stage along the coast of Corsica. The day's winner will get to wear the prized yellow jersey (French: maillot jaune) - so...Read Full Story
The Tour de France is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. The race (and festivities) kick off this weekend, on June 29th, on the island of Corsica. To spice things up for the big anniversary, Tour organizers have included a particularly difficult set of mountain stages, including a double climb of the famed l'Alpe d'Huez.All 19 teams in the UCI's Pro Teams will enter squads into the world renowned stage race. Three UCI Pro Continental teams, all French-based, will also compete. The...Read Full Story
Alejandro Valverde of Spain won the Dauphiné Libéré this week for the second time in a row. Valverde will be one of the top guys to watch next month during the Tour de France. Valverde took the win by 16 seconds in front of Cadel Evans of Australia. Alberto Contador of Spain was just a touch behind that.Alejandro Valverde, Cadel Evans, and Alberto Contador are all riding strong and will be key athletes to watch in the grande tour.Read Full Story
The peleton makes their way at the start of stage three of the 2008 Tour de France on July 7, 2008 in Saint-Malo, France. The third stage runs over 208 kilometers from Saint-Malo to Nantes. Race leader Alejandro Valverde of Spain and Caisse d'Epargne rides in the peloton on stage three of the 2008 Tour de France on July 7, 2008 in Nantes, France. Robbie Mc Ewen (L) of Australia and team Silence-Lotto leads the sprint ahead of Erik Zabel (R) of Germany and team Milram at the...Read Full Story
Alejandro Valverde is a professional cyclist and Tour de France rider. Le Tour de France is a long-distance stage race competition for professional cycling teams.