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
Jens Voigt competed Stage 4 of the 2010 Tour de France today in 03:36:32. He ranked #176 for the stage. Alessandro Petacchi won the stage in a sprint. At the end of Stage 4, Jens Voigt now ranks #135 in the overall general classification. His current GC time is 18:42:54 and he has a total gap of 00:13:59 from Fabian Cancellara. Cancellara currently holds the yellow jersey, followed by Geraint Thomas in second and Cadel Evans in third. Jens Voigt is riding on the Saxo Bank roster...Read Full Story
Jens Voigt is racing for Team Saxo Bank in the 2010 Tour de France. The race starts this Saturday and ends in Paris on July 25th. The course covers over 2000 miles of racing. One of Jans' teammates, Fabian Cancellara, has been surrounded by scandal this Spring. Earlier this year Cancellara was accused of hiding a motor within the frame of his bike. The International Cycling Union, or UCI, took the rumor seriously enough to demand that all bicycles used in the Tour de France be scanned...Read Full Story
Jens Voigt, ride for Saxo Bank, suffered a massive crash during the second big descent of the Tour de France on Tuesday. Voigt hit the pavement, face-first, and slid for about 20 feet before coming to rest. He was unconscious directly after the wreck. His team spokesman says that while he has a "very bruised face," he regained consciousness in the ambulance.Pictures from directly after the wreck:Read Full Story
Jens Voigt (born September 17, 1971) is a German professional road bicycle racer who has rode in the Tour de France.