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While the official announcement is only planned for Tuesday 20 October at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, you are used to find here early September (and this year even a bit before for the French version) the first rumours about the Tour de France race route for next year, in this case the Tour de France 2016 wh ...> Read the whole story | 860 comments | shown 149226x
After 231 kilometers and a long breakaway, Matteo Trentin (Etixx-QuickStep) showed he was the strongest this afternoon in the Avenue de Grammont in Tours and thus won the 109th edition of Paris-Tours ahead of Tosh van der Sande (Lotto-Soudal).
The summary of Paris-Tours 2015
Very quickly after the start of this 109th edition of Paris-Tours at the end of the morning in Chartres a breakaway with no less than 31 riders was formed, after an attack from Alexis Gougeard (AG2R La Mondiale).
With the wind in the back, the average speed was quite high (this edition of the race actually had the fastest average speed in the history (49.677 km/h), and this group managed to extend its gap above 4 minutes. The Cofidis team did a lot of work leading the peloton, trying to bring down the gap on the breakaway, but at 31 and with a good collaboration between the different riders, this was an almost impossible ta ...> Read the whole story | no comments | shown 438x
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This Sunday 11 October 2015, it's time for the usual end of the season classic in France already, the 109th edition of Paris-Tours, which is also known as the classic of the falling leaves, just like its big brother Il Lombardia which took place last week. This year it'll take place between Chartres and the Avenue de Grammont in Tours.
As usual, this classic is one of the last races of the season in France and the riders will thus want to show off before they get to their winter rest period.
In this article you'll find all you need to know about this end of the 2015 season classic: the race route, the map on Google Maps and a downloadable version in Google Earth of the race route, the profile and the time- and route schedule. You'll also find the participants list with the bib numbers.