Garmin-Sharp competitor Dan Martin won stage 9 of the 2013 Tour de France on Sunday July 7th. The Irish rider bested Jakob Fuglsang in the final sprint. Chris Froome defended his yellow jersey and maintained his top ranking in the general classification. He'll wear yellow again tomorrow. Dan Martin gave props to his competitor for the stage, Jakob Fuglsang. He said:
I was very lucky to have Jakob with me because he was super strong and we shared the work... We really wanted to destroy...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
Jakob Fuglsang ranked #70 in today's stage of the Tour de France. He completed the ride in 03:34:55. The stage ended in a hotly contested sprint and was won by Alessandro Petacchi. At the end of Stage 4, Jakob Fuglsang now ranks #26 in the overall general classification. His combined general classification time is 18:31:53. He has a gap of 00:02:58 with yellow jersey holder Fabian Cancellara. Jakob Fuglsang is riding for Saxo Bank. Tomorrow kicks off stage 5 of the 2010 Tour de...Read Full Story
Jakob Diemer Fuglsang (born March 22, 1985) is a Danish professional racing cyclist who has rode in the Tour de France.