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
This dude rides for Team Sky. (Getty Images)Tony Martin ranked #44 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, Tony Martin now ranks #21 in the overall general classification. His current GC time is 18:31:30 and he has a total gap of 00:02:35 from Fabian Cancellara. Cancellara currently holds the yellow jersey, followed by Geraint Thomas in second and...Read Full Story
Day one of the Tour de France is now complete. Fabian Cancellara won the initial time trial for Saxo Bank. He ws followed by Tony Martin who set the pace early in the day and now will wear the White Jersey. David Millar, Lance Armstrong, and Geraint Thomas round out the rest of the top 5.38 year old Lance Armstrong had perhaps the best performance of the day, given that he beat Alberto Contador by 5 seconds.Here're the results of the first Time Trial.Prologue: Rotterdam, 8.9km1. Fabian...Read Full Story
Tony Martin set the initial pace of the 2010 Tour de France. He leads other frontrunners such as Geraint Thomas, Tyler Farrar, and Levi Leipheimer by only seconds.Breaking News: Fabian Cancellara narrowly edged out Tony Martin for the win!Almost 200 riders are particiating in the 2010 Tour de France, including favorites Alberto Contador and Lance Armstrong. The race began today and ends on July 25th. Le Tour covers over 2,000 miles of racing.Read Full Story
Tony Martin (born April 23, 1985 in Cottbus) is a German professional road bicycle racer who competes in a variety of events, including the Tour de France. See more about Tony Martin here.