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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Maxime Monfort competed Stage 11 of the 2010 Tour de France today in 04:50:10. He ranked #148 for the stage. THR's Mark Cavendish won the stage in a sprint. Andy Schleck still holds the yellow jersey with the fastest combined time so far in Le Tour. He is followed by rivals Alberto Contador in second, Samuel Sanchez in third, and Denis Menchov in fourth. Alessandro Petacchi from LAMPRE is now in the Green Jersey, while Jerome Pineau of QuickStep holds the best climber jersey. In...Read Full Story
Maxime Monfort ranked #57 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, Maxime Monfort now ranks #35 in the overall general classification. His current GC time is 18:32:01 and he has a total gap of 00:03:06 from Fabian Cancellara. Cancellara currently holds the yellow jersey, followed by Geraint Thomas in second and Cadel Evans in third. Maxime Monfort...Read Full Story
Maxime Monfort (born January 14, 1983) is a Belgian racing cyclist who competes in a variety of races, including the Tour de France. See more about Maxime Monfort here.