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    French Championships 2017: Arnaud Démare cracks the medal (109x)  The podium of the French Championships 2017: Arnaud Démare, Nacer Bouhanni, Jérémy Leveau (2) (116x)  The podium of the French Championships 2017: Arnaud Démare, Nacer Bouhanni, Jérémy Leveau (112x)  The podium of the French Championships 2017: Arnaud Démare, Nacer Bouhanni, Jérémy Leveau (3) (100x)  Arnaud Démare (FDJ) is clearly happy with his victory (95x)  Arnaud Démare (FDJ) wins the French championships 2017 (103x)  The FDJ team has been chasing the whole day (102x)  The race has started (97x)  Thomas Voeckler got rewarded his weight in muscadet (3539x)  Benoît Cosnefroy, most competitive rider (3261x)  
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    Added: friday 23 June 2017 at 21:27:00

    The Tour de France 2018 will start one week later .. and with less riders!

    The Tour de France 2018 will start one week later .. and with less riders!It was the surprise announcement made by the UCI yesterday and it was confirmed to velowire.com by A.S.O. today: the Tour de France 2018 will start one week later than planned and it will thus take place from 7 till 29 July 2018. Furthermore, the UCI announced that the number of riders will be reduced to 8 instead of 9 per team, as asked for by A.S.O. for 2017 already ...

    The dates of the Tour de France 2018: from Saturday 7 till Sunday 29 July 2018

    As usual, the Professional Cycling Council (PCC), of which Christian Prudhomme is one of the members, not directly in his role as the director of the Tour de France but in this case as a "Member designated by the other organisors of the UCI WorldTour, member of the AIOCC", which defines the calendar of the ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2018| UCI ProTour| Vuelta a España| Giro d Italia
  • Added: thursday 04 May 2017 at 23:39:00

    The Tour of Italy 2017 (100th Giro) race route on Google Maps/Google Earth

    The Tour of Italy 2017 (100th Giro) race route on Google Maps/Google EarthThis Friday, 5 May 2017, the Tour of Italy 2017 (or Giro d'Italia 2017) will start on the island Sardinia south of Corsica, with three stages in line on the island followed by a transfer towards the mainland. All the other details about the race route, the roads the riders will follow, the time- and route schedules, the stage profiles and the race route on Google Maps/Google Earth can be discovered in this article, so you can follow the battle for pink with all the knowledge of the race you need!

    Due to a lack of time and since the conception of these maps requires quite a lot of work, velowire.com offers you to start with the race route of the 9 first stages, knowing that the following stages will be published progressively as soon as I finish them, but in any case always quite some time before they'll take place! ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Giro d Italia| Google Maps/Google Earth| Giro d'Italia 2017
  • Added: saturday 22 April 2017 at 0:11:00

    The Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2017 race route on Google Maps/Google Earth: the 103rd 'Doyenne'!

    The Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2017 race route on Google Maps/Google Earth: the 103rd 'Doyenne'!In 1892 the very first edition of Liège-Bastogne-Liège took place, which logically gives this race the nickname La Doyenne (the oldest one). That was 125 years ago and this year we'll see the 103rd edition of the Belgian classic which will take place between Liège, Bastogne and ... Ans (finish location of the race since 1992). You can always read the history of Liège-Bastogne-Liège which I published in the article about the race route of the 100th edition in 2014.

    The race route has been modified quite a bit in 2017, especially due to roadworks which prevent the race to go through Stavelot.
    In this article you'll find all the details of the Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2017 race route with the road map on Google Maps/Google Earth, the
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    this article appears in the following categories: Classics| Google Maps/Google Earth
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  • The 5 most recent videos (click on a thumbnail to see all videos)
    Interview Jérémy Roy à l'occasion des 20 ans de l'équipe cycliste FDJ Giro d'Italia 2016 : interview Vincenzo Nibali, winner of the race Giro d'Italia 2016: 20- Guillestre (FR) - Sant-Anna di Vinadio - Rein Taaramae & Vincenzo Nibali Giro d'Italia 2016: 19- Pinerolo - Risoul (FR) - Vincenzo Nibali & Esteban Chaves Giro d'Italia 2016: 17- Molveno - Cassano d'Adda - Roger Kluge & Steven Kruijswijk

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