The 2013 Tour de France continued today with Stage 6 of the epic month-long race. Simon Gerrans started the day in the prized Yellow Jersey, but his teammate Daryl Impey finished today's race ahead of him and will now hold the top spot in the general classifications. We'll see Daryl Impey in yellow tomorrow!The stage win went to Andre Greipel of Lotto Belisol.The results for today were:1 -- Andre Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol 3:59:022 -- Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling3 -- Marcel...Read Full Story
Mark Cavendish won Stage 5 of the 2013 Tour de France. The 140+ mile stage took the riders five and a half hours to complete and ended in a full sprint finish. Edvald Boasson Hagen and Peter Sagan put a lot of pressure on Cavendish in the final meters.Simon Gerrans of Australia will retain his yellow jersey for yet another day. His teammates on Orica-GreenEDGE pulled hard to keep Gerrans at the front of the pack. He finished in the 15th position for Stage 5 which will keep him at the top...Read Full Story
Tour de France's Stage 4 was a team time trial.
The Tour de France continued today with the first team time trial stage. Each squad of riders raced the 15 milecourse around the city of Nice, France. Stage 4 was the shortest and one of the flatest stages of the 2013 Tour de France - which means it was one of the fastest. The racers are now back on mainland France, having spent the first 3 days of Le Tour on the island of Corsica.Team Orica Greenedge won the time trial, narrowly beating...Read Full Story
Australia's Simon Gerrans sprinted for the finish of Stage 3 of the 2013 Tour de France today, narrowly beating Peter Sagan for the victory. Today's win is the first Tour stage victory for Team Orica Greenedge.Stage 3 was 145 kilometers, or about 90 miles. It started in Ajaccio and ended in Calvi, all on the island of Corsica.Jan Bakelants will hold on to the prized yellow jersey for another day. Gerrans won the stage but not by enough to create a gap in his general classification time.We...Read Full Story
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
Simon Gerrans (born May 16, 1980) is an Australian professional road bicycle racer who has rode in the Tour de France.