initially published on 8 September 2014 at 11.55PM, updated on 9 September at 9.00AM and at 9.55PM, on 10 September at 11.30PM and on 18 September at 8.30AM
While the official announcement will only be done on Wednesday 22 October in the Palais des Congrès in Paris, you probably know by now that every year early September you can find the first rumours about the upcoming Tour de France race route here, in this case for the Tour de France 2015 which will take place from Saturday 4 July till Sunday 26 July 2015. We'll progressively discover the whole race route of the 102nd edition of the Tour in the upcoming days and weeks!
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In the Classic de l'Indre we saw a group of 4 riders get away from the peloton today, after about fifty kilometers in the race and this group was taken back only after the first crossing of the finish line. The 3 laps on the local circuit have been done with the bunch staying together and in the end, Iljo Keisse (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) won the race in a sprint!
The summary of the Classic de l'Indre 2014
At the start of the 11th edition of the Classic de l'Indre, 157 riders were perfectly aware of the fact that, despite of the number of laps on the circuit being reduced to 3, the race would end in a sprint.
The riders left Châteauroux under a beautiful sun, towards the kilometer 0 in Ardentes. Rapidly after the start there were several breakaway attempts but we had to wait for about fifty kilometers to get close to Sainte-Sévère-sur-Indre and to see the right breakaway get away.
Just before the start of the Vuelta a España 2014, the Tour of Spain which will start this Saturday in Jerez de Frontera, I offer you the unique opportunity to do a visual flashback on the Tour de France 2014.
From a sports perspective it was a very nice Tour, a bit less from a weather perspective, but despite that there were numerous nombreuses to produce some nice images, both in photo and in video!
In this article you'll of course not find any video images of the race itself (sorry for that, if you expected to find that here) since they are exclusive to the official broadcasters of the Tour de France. However, you'll find photos, taken at the starts or the finishes of the stages and sometimes on the side of the road for certain stages and especially the individual time trial at the end of the Tour. You'll also find videos w ...