Saturday, July 1

2017 Tour de France


Wikipedia - "The 2017 Tour de France will be the 104th edition of the Tour de France, one of cycling's Grand Tours. The race will begin with an individual time trial in Düsseldorf on 1 July, and conclude with the Champs-Élysées stage in Paris on 23 July 2017. A total of 198 riders from 22 teams will enter the race. As the Tour de France is a UCI World Tour event, all eighteen UCI WorldTeams were invited automatically and obliged to enter a team in the race. ... The main pre-race favorites are Chris Froome, Richie Porte, Nairo Quintana and Alberto Contador. ... The top-ranked sprinters are Peter Sagan, Mark Cavendish, Marcel Kittel, André Greipel, John Degenkolb, Alexander Kristoff and Arnaud Démare. ..."
Wikipedia
Cycling News (Video)
Tour de France 2017: 5 key stages
Steephill (Video)
Guardian (Video)
BBC: Stage-by-stage guide (Video)
Le Tour 2017
Telegraph
Cycling Stage - Route and stages

Stage 9: Nantua to Chambéry (181km)

2008 July: Tour de France 2008, 2009 July: Tour de France 2009, 2010 July: Tour de France 2010,  2011 July: Tour de France 2011, 2012 July: 2012 Tour de France, 2015 July: 2015 Tour de France, 2015 July: Tour de France 2015: Team Time Trial Win Bolsters American’s Shot at Podium, 2015 July: Tour de France: Chris Froome completes historic British win, 2016 July: 2016 Tour de France.

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