Today, Chris Froome probably claimed his first Tour de France victory, despite still six stages to go, including Alpe d’Huez. Lots of people, including me, surely wondering what Paul Kimmage says on this performance.
In the 1967 Tour de France, Tom Simpson, one of the greatest cyclists from Great Britain, has died while climbing Mont Ventoux, the “Giant of Provence”.
Stage 14 of Tour de France is a hilly stage between Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule and Lyon. There will be five cat. 4 and two cat 3. climbs over the 191 km route. The sprinter who can survive over them hills will have the best change to win. Probably Sagan?
Stage 13 of Tour de France 2013 is a 173 km flat stage from Tours to Saint-Amand-Montrond. Despite the course is suitable for the pure sprinters, the small climb close to the finish line may cause a selection.
Stage 12 of Tour de France 2013 is a 198 km flat stage from Fougères to Tours. The course is suitable for the pure sprinters, another stage which will be a great battle for the points of green jersey.
Stage 11 of Tour de France 2013 is a 33 km individual time trial stage (ITT) from Avranches to Mont-Saint-Michel.
Stage 10 of Tour de France 2013 is a 197 km flat stage from Saint-Gildas-des-Bois to Saint-Malo. The course is suitable for the pure sprinters, so after the rest day, there will be a great battle for the points of green jersey.
Cannondale prepared a very special bike for Peter Sagan: “The Hulk”. The 23-year-old Slovakian will lead the Italian squad in the 100th edition of the Tour de France.
Stage 1 of Tour de France 2013 (100th edition) is a flat stage between Porto-Vecchio and Bastia. Both Porto-Vecchio and Bastia will be host a Tour de France stage first time in history. The length of the completely flat course is 212 kilometers.
In the Tour de France, Cannondale Pro Cycling riders will use the new Cannondale SuperSix Evo 2014, the special 100th TDF edition. Peter Sagan will lead the Italian squad.