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
Geraint Thomas competed Stage 11 of the 2010 Tour de France today in 04:42:29. He ranked #101 for the stage. Mark Cavendish won the stage in a sprint. Saxo Bank's Andy Schleck maintained his overall lead in the 2010 Tour. Schleck is chased by Astana's Alberto Contador in second, Samuel Sanchez in third, and Denis Menchov in fourth. After Stage 11, Alessandro Petacchi from LAMPRE wears the Green Jersey with 161 points. The best climber so far is Jerome Pineau, from team Quick Step...Read Full Story
Geraint Thomas is a contender in the 2010 Tour de France. He's riding for Team Sky and is from the UK.The Tour de France has finally reached the mountains and we're starting to see some of the main contenders vie for position. Alberto Contador is still favored to win. However, rivals Lance Armstrong, Andy Schleck, and Cadel Evans are all well positioned to take the prized yellow jersey.French rider Sylvain Chavanel won Stage 7 today and took the lead in the general classification. Stage 7...Read Full Story
Geraint Thomas competed Stage 6 of the 2010 Tour de France today in 05:37:42. He ranked #11 for the stage. Mark Cavendish won the stage in a sprint. At the end of Stage 6, Geraint Thomas now ranks #2 in the overall general classification. His current GC time is 04:37:50 and he has a total gap of 00:00:20 from Fabian Cancellara. Cancellara currently holds the yellow jersey, followed by Geraint Thomas in second and Cadel Evans in third. Geraint Thomas is competing for Sky. Tomorrow's...Read Full Story
Geraint Howell Thomas (born May 25, 1986) is a Welsh professional racing cyclist who has rode in the Tour de France. He is a multiple track cycling world champion and Olympic gold medalist in the team pursuit.