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
Stage 4 of the 2010 Tour de France was a 94 mile ride through France that ended in Reims. Brent Bookwalter competed the ride in 03:34:55. He ranked #13 for the stage. The day's winner was Alessandro Petacchi. After Stage 4, Brent Bookwalter is now ranked #112 in the overall general classification. His current GC time is 18:39:19 and he has a total gap of 00:10:24 from the yellow jersey. Brent Bookwalter is riding on the BMC Racing roster. The team is managed by John Lelangue. Who's...Read Full Story
Brent Bookwalter (born February 16, 1984) is an American professional cyclist who competes in a variety of international races, including the Tour de France. Find videos, pics and articles on Brent Bookwalter here.