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
Peter Sagan may be only 22 years old, but that isn't stopping him from chalking up stage victories in this year's Tour de France. Today he took his second win in Boulogne-sur-Mer, at the finish line for Stage 3. Sagan blasted past Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Sky) and Peter Velits (Team Omega Pharma-QuickStep) in the final meters.RadioShack-Nissan's Fabian Cancellara took fourth in the stage, which was strong enough to keep him at the top of the general classifications - and in the prized...Read Full Story
Results are in for Stage 13:1. Heinrich Haussler Cervelo Test Team in 4:56:26 2. Amets Txurruka Euskaltel - Euskadi at 04:11 3. Brice Feillu Agritubel in 5:02:39 at 06:13 4. Sylvain Chavanel Quick Step in 5:02:57 at 06:31 5. Peter Velits Team Milram in 5:03:09 at 06:43 6. Thor Hushovd Cervelo Test Team in 5:03:09 at 06:43 7. Vladimir Efimkin Ag2r La Mondiale in 5:03:09 at 06:43 8. Bradley Wiggins Garmin - Slipstream in 5:03:09 at 06:43 9. George Hincapie Team Columbia - Htc in 5:03:09 at 06...Read Full Story
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