This Saturday the 3rd Grand Tour of the year, the Tour of Spain 2014, will start in Jerez de la Frontera with a nightly team time trial of 12.6 kilometers.
3,239.9 kilometers and 21 stages later, the Vuelta a España 2014 will end with an individual time trial around Santiago de Compostela.
In this article you'll find the race routes of this 69th edition of the Tour of Spain which will take place from 23 August till 14 September 2014 on Google Maps. Finally, you can open these maps in Google Earth in order to see a big version of them or to do a virtual fly-over of one or more of the stages!
If you'd like to know some background information and statistics of this Vuelta a España 2014, you can read the article ...
On the 20th of April the former Dutch riders Erik Breukink, Michael Boogerd and Jean-Paul van Poppel announced, together with Michael Zijlaard (the husband of Leontien van Moorsel), their will to set up a new, completely Dutch, cycling team, with the name "Orange Cycling".
At that time it was a preliminary announcement with the main goal to launch the concept and start the search for a sponsor.
While Tom Dumoulin (Team Giant-Shimano) today won the individual time trial in the Eneco Tour, the team announced that it had found it's main sponsor!
The sponsor: Roompot Vakanties
Indeed, with a contract for 2 years and an option for a future extension, Roompot Vakanties gets associated to this 100% Dutch initiative which would like to set up the team around some experienced riders and several future Dutch talents.
According to the new sponsor, the association Roompot/Orange Cycling Team is quite logical in this context since Roompot is the only big acto ...> Read the whole story | no comments | shown 717x
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The forelast stage of the Tour de France 2014, which will take place today, Saturday 26 July, will be an individual time trial between Bergerac and Périgueux.
Hereunder you'll find the list of participating riders for this race against the clock, but also the start times of the different riders (every 2 minutes for most of them and every 3 minutes for the last 10 riders).
Furthermore, you can discover the race route of this time trial in detail, on Google Maps, but also with a virtual fly-over in video!
The start order and times
The riders will, as usual, start in the reverse order of the general classification, starting at 10.51AM, for a race against the clock over 54 kilometers between Bergerac and Périgueux, on a slightly hilly route.