This is followed by a fullpage detailed map showing the race route and the deviation. Add a oneline explanation of what this file represents. The final day of the race was a great day for british cyclists, with mark cavendish, another uk contestant, winning the days leg. A 3day haute route event held in the worldrenowned at home training game. I solo hiked the tour du mont blanc over 9 days in july, and i camped along the way. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. From 3rd 5th july, riders will be in northern france. The etape du tour sportive ride will be held on july 8, on the route of stage 10 between. The entire route of the race was accidentally published on the aso website on. The highest point on the tour is on the leeds to harrogate stage, reaching 525 m.
Twenty of le tour s iconic locationsmany of which have featured in the etape du tour are put under the spotlight, and an extended section on the 20 race is. Nice to sisteron upper provence sisteron to orcieresmerlette. A different approach is also necessary when bikepacking the tour du mont blanc tmb, one of the most popular longdistance circular treks in europe. Links to details for each climb map, photo, description, elevation chart, etc. Indeed, due to the amount of work the creation of the maps and the other information represents, i decided its be better to offer you right now the information about the first stages, while the. In recent years it has ended with a race through the centre of paris, past the eiffel tower. The map on the printed page is a useful highlevel guide to which towns the parcours takes in, and when you use the roadbook in. The haute route watopia will challenge you on 3 epic roads. A total of 6 regions and 32 departments will be travelled through. The tour du mont blanc is an alpine voyage that fills the heart and empties the lungs. Perhaps the most striking feature is the individual time trial, racing to.
As well as the prologue, the first two stages took place in belgium. The worlds most famous cycle race is holding its first three stages in britain, ending in london on 7 july. Jan 01, 2014 click here for a map of cycling climbs in the vosges mountains alsace. Map of france showing the path of the race starting in belgium, moving. I find that making myself a map showing all the great climbs in an area is extremely motivating. The belgian city of liege will kick off the 2012 tour. The winner of this years race will have earned it after climbing, taking on cobbles and time trialling their way around this beautiful country. Mapping le tour charts the course of every race route in cyclings most prestigious.
It will then cross france towards roubaix where some pava. Race organizers held their annual route announcement on tuesday, unveiling 21 stages with a fascinating mix of. Full list of all national public broadcasters linked to eurovision sport in the press release in the linked. The first time trials are around besancon, in the franche comte region. Stage 21, sunday, july 29, houilles to paris, 115km. It is the shortest road stage of the 2018 tour but could be one of the hardest. If the 2020 race takes place, it will be the 107th edition and all 21 stages are set to take place entirely in france. There should also be an uphill finish on murdebretagne. The 2012 tour is now over, and for the first time ever the race was won by a briton.
It appears the bike did have some serious problems in the previous model and the 2012 had teething problems also. The 2012 amgen tour of california was the seventh running of the tour of california cycling stage race. Recently, it was in the media, because some athletes were doping. Includes route, riders, teams, and coverage of past tours. Get directions, maps, and traffic for tours, centre. If that all seems like a lot of hard work, our map database tells us that there are 588 pubs along the routes, so theres plenty of opportunity to relax. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. The vosges mountains were included in the first week, the pyrenees in the second and the alps in the last week.
The cicerone guide book is great for descriptions of the route and location of refuges, and i would recommend it. A total of 176 riders from 22 teams participated in the race. The tour consisted of 21 stages, including an opening prologue, and covered a total distance of 3,496. This race will be made up of 1 prologue and 20 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,497 kilometres 2,172 miles. Map of over a hundred french alps and jura mountains cycling climbs. The urge to pedal must meld with the attitude of the mountains and to all that it involves. The race should then proceed north to brittany, where it will use some of the dirt roads featured in trobro leon. Route map and elevation guide for the downtown london tour prologue. The five mountain ranges of france will be on the menu of the. The three sisters, tour of fire and ice and the pretzel. It started in the belgian city of liege on 30 june and finished on the champselysees in paris on 22 july.
Our friends at agence francepresse took a moment to comb through the record books to. This years race features 56 categorized climbs, some of them the hardest the tour has featured in some time. The route took in everything that makes cycling such an exciting sport cobbles, sprint stages, summit finish in alpe dhuez, dust road, explosive 65 kilometres stage in the pyrenees, hilly time trial, and the queen stage over the aspin, tourmalet and aubisque. Albi was named as the sports capital of france in 2012 by sports daily lequipe.144 231 580 188 1440 888 376 487 1207 1358 335 1370 1260 1425 716 1016 136 797 137 730 890 508 280 352 1483 1394 1005 838 227 375 66 91 1495