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    Added: thursday 18 December 2014 at 00:36:00

    The race route of the first Tour de France 2016 stages in Google Maps/Google Earth

    The race route of the first Tour de France 2016 stages in Google Maps/Google EarthLast week, Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.) and the Manche department, officially announced (at the Mont-Saint-Michel ) the Grand Départ of the Tour de France 2016 in the Manche and more precisely at the Mont-Saint-Michel!

    As usual, since velowire is always trying to provide you all the details, you can now discover the precise race route of the first two stages and the start of the third stage on Google Maps/Google Earth and maybe even get a first idea of the finish city of the 3rd stage?!

    The race route of the first two stages of the Tour de France 2016 on Google Maps

    The programme of the Grand Départ of the ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2016| Google Maps/Google Earth
  • Added: thursday 11 December 2014 at 01:14:00

    The 17 UCI WorldTeams announced for 2015: OK for Astana, not for Europcar

    The 17 UCI WorldTeams announced for 2015: OK for Astana, not for EuropcarWhile the UCI announced 15 teams which had been qualified to receive a "UCI WorldTeam" licence for 2015 early December, allowing those teams to participate in the UCI WorldTour race, the status of the Astana and Europcar teams remained to be confirmed.

    The UCI promissed to provide the answer on 10 December latest and that's what they finally did late Wednesday night when we discovered that the Astana team was rewarded the licence while that's not the case for the Europcar team! Therefore, we'll have only 17 teams in the first division in 2015 and not 18 as usual.


    The UCI WorldTeams (apparently the new name of the first division teams) obtain a licence for one or several years and these licences are awarded based on sports, financial, ethical and administrative criteria, kno ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: UCI ProTour| Cycling general (except Tour de France)
  • Added: tuesday 09 December 2014 at 16:49:00

    The Grand Départ of the Tour de France 2016 officially announced: 3 days in the Manche department

    The Grand Départ of the Tour de France 2016 officially announced: 3 days in the Manche departmentIt's been quite a while since it was first rumoured and it had been confirmed by the organisor on 25 November already, the Tour de France 2016 will have its Grand Départ in the Manche departement.

    Rapidly after that official announcement it became clear that the first stage will start at the foot of the Mont-Saint-Michel, well known touristical spot in the department, and today all the other details fo the Grand Départ have been announced.

    The details of the Grand Départ of the Tour de France 2016

    At the Mont-Saint-Michel a press conference was organised early this afternoon, with Christian Prudhomme, the director of the Tour de France and of cycling at A.S.O. (Amaury Sport Organisation) and Jean-François Le Grand, the president of the Conseil Général de la Manche announcing all the details.

    The Permanence will be situated in the city of ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2016
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    Interview Julien Simon (Cofidis), vainqueur de la Coupe de France PMU 2014 (28x) Interview Samuel Dumoulin (AG2R La Mondiale), 2ème de la Coupe de France PMU 2014 (15x) Armindo Fonseca (Bretagne-Séché Environnement), meilleur jeune (87x) Discours Marc Madiot, président de la Ligue Nationale de Cyclisme (LNC) (38x) Résumé Grand Prix d'Isbergues 2014 (195x)

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