Won by brice feillu before christophe kern 2nd and johannes frohlinger 3rd. The route passes through ornans, where the french painter gustave courbet was born in 1819. See the race summary table right for the medium and full mountain stage profiles. It started in the belgian city of liege on 30 june and finished on the champselysees in paris on 22 july. A total of 6 regions and 32 departments will be travelled through. Nice to sisteron upper provence sisteron to orcieresmerlette. The route served three weeks of compelling racing on a wellbalanced parcours. Won by dylan groenewegen before fernando gaviria 2nd and peter sagan 3rd. A time trial still awaits on the penultimate stage. The route was noted as being innovative when compared to recent years, with fewer high altitude stage finishes, and more of a focus on medium mountain stages. Opqs rider trentin beat the slovak by barely an inch in a thrilling sprint finish at the end of the 234.
The route, which begins in tomblaine and continues up to a ski lodge in the hills, will be. The tour consisted of 21 stages, including an opening prologue, and covered a total distance of 3,496. Ride the same roads and climbs as the pros, experience vip viewings of the race and get exclusive behindthescenes access. After 10 days of racing, a time trial will precede a rest day before the highlyanticipated stage 10. The 2012 edition began with a prologue a short individual time trial stage where each member of the starting peloton of 198 riders competed against the clock in liege, belgium with two more stages held in the country before moving back into france. Also follow steephill on twitter for the latest race info and video updates. The five mountain ranges of france will be on the menu of the. I read it whilst the 2014 tour was on which seemed even better if possible. Road to haute route ambassadors programme referral programme. Its a true transitional stage, mostly aimed at getting the peloton from point a to point b. It should all end in a sprint finish near the banks.
It has been described as the worlds most prestigious and most. The nbc sports network will have coverage of stage 18 beginning at 7. For more information on this stage, including maps and other route details, check out the tour s website. It always sells out and it can be very hard to find quality carbon road bikes closer to the time. The 2012 criterium du dauphine was the sixtyfourth running of the criterium du dauphine cycling stage race. Entering todays leg, vincenzo nibali of italy is the proud. Book a holiday on the route with us this year and get a roadside seat for the most famous cycling event in the world. The 10th stage will be the first day of intense and backbreaking climbing, which will feature the riders ascending a mountain that has never been part of the tour before and defies. The vosges mountains were included in the first week, the pyrenees in the second and the alps in the last week.
Wednesday, july 11, lorient to quimper, 203km the race leaves the morbihan region for finistere, and its been quite a wait for these two stage towns. The route certainly was a climbers dream, with chris froome outshining in the pyrenees and he held off nairo quintana in the alps. Full list of all national public broadcasters linked to eurovision sport in the press release in the linked. A map of the stage can be found at the tour s stage 16 page. In between start and finish lies an interesting parcours with a. Jun 22, 2012 this feature is not available right now. The action kicks off in abbeville, france where the riders will start their journey of 214.
Here are the 21 stages revealed by organizers aso on. The passage of the tour marks 200 years since his birth, and will give a nod to the 19th century realism art movement. If the 2020 race takes place, it will be the 107th edition and all 21 stages are set to take place entirely in france. 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.
Grimpeur magazine webseries news results gallery my event photos faqs. The riders pass through the parc naturel regional normandiemaine, while the route goes in a straight line to the east, moving through mayenne, alencon and nogent to arrive in chartres. As well as the prologue, the first two stages took place in belgium. Todays stage is long one, a very long one, a very, very, long one, a 234. Groenewegen dylan won the stage in chartres before. The tour consisted of 21 stages, including an opening prologue, and covered a. Includes route, riders, teams, and coverage of past tours. The second half of the race was situated entirely within france. Because of the sophistication of the teams medical programme and also the culture of omerta among the tour.1333 576 795 18 476 1011 1273 156 55 630 464 1112 404 664 1604 394 1336 618 531 360 799 582 833 376 541 1201 946 2