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
Sergio Paulinho ranked #119 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. After Stage 4, Sergio Paulinho is now ranked #124 in the overall general classification. His current GC time is 18:41:12 and he has a total gap of 00:12:17 from the yellow jersey. Sergio Paulinho is riding on the RadioShack roster. The team is managed by Johan Bruyneel.Also on Zimbio: Check out the...Read Full Story
Team Radioshack and Sergio Paulinho are ready to race. The most popular cycling event of the year kicks off this weekend. The 97th year of the Tour de France begins this Saturday in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The Tour is a stage race which starts on July 3rd and ends after over 2,000 miles of racing on July 25th. Most press about Team Radioshack is about thier celebrity cyclist and co-owner Lance Armstrong. The 38-year-old Lance Armstrong finished second in the Tour of Switzerland earlier...Read Full Story