the Tour de France for many is the sight and sound of the summer. All we know so far is that the Grand Départ will be hosted in the Vendée department in the Pays-de-la-Loire region of France. The opening stage runs on July 7 from Noirmoutier-en-l'Île.
Vincenzo Nibali, the 2014 Tour de France winner and who was well over two minutes behind Froome heading into Stage 10, fell off the backof the peloton during the last 10 kilometers of the climb to the finish. The route doesn't get much easier for riders.
For some riders, it may take a little bit of time to get back up to speed after a rest day in the Tour de France, but for the general classification riders, they cannot afford such a thing to occur before Stage 10. The second chapter of the tour starts on.
The Tour de France is ... that the Roubaix stage will be followed by the first rest day on July 16, which will see the peloton transfer down to the Alps. According to Le Dauphiné, Annecy will host the rest day and the start of stage 10 on the following.
Italian Matteo Trentin won the final sprint to clinch his fourth stage victory in this year’s Vuelta. Froome, who earlier this year clinched his fourth Tour de France title, had finished runner-up in La Vuelta three times, including last year.
A mountain stage winner in this year’s Tour de France and more recently second in the world time trial championships, Primoz Roglic is looking to the future with the Grand Tours in mind. However the Volta ao Algarve winner believes he needs more time.
Practically, this works out to mean that André Greipel got 125 points out of the Tour de France while Matteo Trentin went to the Vuelta, overtook Greipel’s number by stage four and went on to net 440. Is he a better sprinter than Greipel? Of course not.
Tour de France organizer ASO will announce the race’s 2018 route on Tuesday, October 17. We know a few things by now. It will start in the Vendée region of western France with a road stage from Noirmoutier-en-l’Ile to Fontenay-le-Comte, including a.
Chris Froome collected the 50th yellow jersey of his career after safely negotiating stage 10 of the Tour de France into Bergerac. Quick-Step Floors' Marcel Kittel took his fourth stage win of this year's Tour as he beat fellow German John Degenkolb of.
Stage 9 of the Tour de France had its highs and lows, and Stage 10 will get the action going again after a day of rest. Here’s how and when to watch. The 2017 Tour de France has been full of crazy moments so far, and now, after a break in the action.