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
After Stage 2 of the 2012 Tour de France, Fabian Cancellara still holds the yellow jersey at the top of the general classification leaderboard. Bradley Wiggins and Sylvain Chavanel are just 7 seconds behind. Cadel Evans, a favorite for the final podium, is 17 seconds behind.The top 20 riders after Stage 2 are ranked below.Tour de France Standings, After Stage 2 (7/2/2012)
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Stage 4 of the 2010 Tour de France was a 94 mile ride through France that ended in Reims. Janez Brajkovic competed the ride in 03:34:55. He ranked #66 for the stage. The day's winner was Alessandro Petacchi. After Stage 4, Janez Brajkovic is now ranked #27 in the overall general classification. His current GC time is 18:31:55 and he has a total gap of 00:03:00 from the yellow jersey. Janez Brajkovic is riding for RadioShack and is managed by Johan Bruyneel. The 2010 Tour de France...Read Full Story
Janez Brajkovic of Slovenia won the Criterium du Dauphine earlier this month. His win boosted his overall rank in the sport and secured a spot on Team Radioshack's rsoter for the Tour de France. Janez Brajkovic will be riding with teammate Lance Armstrong.Janez Brajkovic beat Alberto Contador at the Criterium du Dauphine. Can he help Lance do the same this July? Despite Lance's record number of wins at Le Tour, Alberto Contador is the favorite to win in 2010. Contador is 10 years younger...Read Full Story
Janez Brajkovič (born December 18, 1983) is a racing cyclist from Slovenia. He was the world under-23 Time Trial champion in Verona has rode in the Tour de France.