It was the first time in 25 years that the Tour de France has featured a first-category climb this early in the race. But several steep sections, combined with the fact the 5.9km is one of only three summit finishes in 2017, prompted an aggression that.
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Jakob Fuglsang is gunning for the chance to lead Astana at the Tour de France next season. The 31-year-old ... "It's early to so say but there's the chance that I'll be able to go for GC," he told Cyclingnews at the 2017 Tour de France route.
I wouldn't expect any less from the Tour de France organisers – especially the first nine days,” he said, speaking at the route presentation in Paris on Tuesday. “It's going to be very nervy and dangerous up in the north west of France before we hit.
Conquer one of the Tour de France's most iconic mountains Standing ... The tour leader positioned himself at strategic points along the route to ensure that we followed the correct route and offered tips and advice where necessary such as gravel hot.
Mark Cavendish watched the presentation of the 2017 Tour de France route from the Middle East, where he is preparing to race the Abu Dhabi Tour this week, and saw ample opportunity to add to his tally of Tour stage wins over the three weeks next July.
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It is the first time a Grand Tour will begin outside of Europe. After three stages, it should re-enter Italy via Sicily, travel north through the country and finish in Rome. The organiser will reveal the full route at a presentation in November. The.
Hinault has been a permanent presence at the daily Tour de France podium presentations for many years but he will ... or 12,303 feet for the traditionalists – after I opted for a flat route with just 1,450m. Anyway, as I'm sure you know Mark Cavendish.
With such an unusual Tour route next year, maybe Froome should roll out some unconventional ... He has to avoid a mishap like the crazy crash on Mont Ventoux in 2016, which left him loping up the climb with a broken bike. Froome needs to be prepared.
Mont Ventoux, the scene of Chris Froome's decisive stage victory in 2013, will once again feature in next year's Tour de France ... been unimpressed by the route. Several details were already known before the presentation in the French capital, led.
The 2016 Tour de France gets underway in just over one week with Mont-St-Michel the backdrop for the 103rd Grand Départ, and concludes July 24 in Paris on the Champs-Élysées. Our sister publication, Procycling magazine, has put together a .
Will rumours turn out to be true that the 2016 Tour de France will return to Mont Ventoux next year? Cycling followers will find out on Tuesday when the ASO reveals the 2016 route in Paris. Cyclingnews will live stream the event, starting at 10:30 a.m.