Stage 2 of Tour de France 2013 (100th edition) is a Mountain stage between Bastia and Ajaccio. Both Bastia and Ajaccio will be host a Tour de France stage first time in history. The length of the course is 156 kilometers.
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2013 edition of Tour de France official presentation will take place in Paris on October 24, Wednesday. But rumors and speculations already spread. Le Dauphine Libere, the French news outlet is reporting that the legendary Mont Ventoux and the Tour classic Alpe d’Huez will be included the 100th editions’ rote. And Alpe d’Huez not once, but twice!
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Early 20th journalists started creating nicknames for the cyclists. This effort popularized the cycling sport and make the racers interesting to the people who were not interested in cycling much. This tradition is still continuing today. Here the list of cyclists’ nicknames in alphabetical order (by surname, starting with V):
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Peter Sagan, the young Slovakian rider of team Liquigas-Cannondale has made a Tour de France debut this year, and won the sprinter’s green jersey. He used a custom-design Cannondale Evo while achieving this success.
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