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The Tour de France and all related aspects ... information about the Tour de France history, the upcoming Tour de France editions, things you always wanted to know but never discovered before about the Tour de France and a lot more ...

  • Added: thursday 21 April 2022 at 0:10:00

    Team Jumbo-Visma presents an original jersey for the Tour de France 2022: The Masterpiece

    Team Jumbo-Visma presents an original jersey for the Tour de France 2022: The MasterpieceEvery year, the Dutch Team Jumbo-Visma needs to wear a special team shirt during the Tour de France. The usual team shirt, yellow with black accents, is indeed too similar to the Yellow jersey worn by the leader of the general classifications and during the French Grand Tour a solution thus needs to be found in the form of a specific team jersey.

    The team could have simply develop a specific team shirt and wear that every year for the Tour, but instead of that, the team chose for a surprise and originality in every edition of the Grande Boucle. Let's no longer wait to have a look at how Primož Roglič, Wout van Aert, Jonas Vingegaard and their team mates will be recognisable on the Tour de France 2022 roads: thanks to The Masterpiece!

    Why a specific team shirt?

    According to article 1.3.051 of the ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2022| Marketing
  • Added: sunday 13 February 2022 at 21:24:00

    The 22 teams which will participate in the Tour de France 2022

    The 22 teams which will participate in the Tour de France 2022In the past week, Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.) has announced the selection of teams which will participate in the Tour de France 2022 which will start in Copenhagen in Denmark on Friday 1 July.


    While the announcement was expected, it finally of course only really concerned 2 teams because that's the only margin which remains for the organisor to make his choice among the candidate teams for participation in the Tour de France. And A.S.O. decided to choose two French teams for those final wildcards!

    The selection procedure of the teams for the Tour de France 2022

    Indeed, the maximum number of participating teams is decided by the International Cycling Union (UCI) and is currently fixed at 22. This organisation which governs the cycling sport also details further rules among those 22 teams which can participate in t ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2022
  • Added: saturday 16 October 2021 at 18:44:00

    The Tour de France 2022 has officially been presented: an original and definitely international 'Grande Boucle'!

    The Tour de France 2022 has officially been presented: an original and definitely international 'Grande Boucle'!As usual, you've been able to discover it little by little since over one month already, through the rumours - which were at 98% correct this time - but on Thursday morning, in the Palais des Congrès in Paris (which rediscovered this anual event after having been cancelled and replaced by a TV broadcast last year), the Tour de France 2022 race route was officially announced.


    And what it turns out to be is what could be guessed already when the race route was still at a rumour level, even though they've been quiet for quite some time on the Pyrenean programme this year.


    Indeed, this Tour will be one with some original stuff, a very international Tour with no less than 4 countries being visited and a rather mountaineous Tour with no less than 5 moun
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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2022
  • Added: wednesday 13 October 2021 at 17:03:00

    Tour de France 2022: the rumours about the race route and the stage cities

    Tour de France 2022: the rumours about the race route and the stage cities

    initially published on 9 September at 1.46AM, updated on 9 September at 8.54PM, on 10 September at 10.24PM, on 15 September at 8.34AM, on 22 September at 0.27AM, on 25 September at 6.36PM, on 30 September at 10.48AM, on 2 October at 8.45PM and at 11.48PM, on 5 October at 11.16PM, on 6 October at 0.51AM, on 8 October at 0.05AM and at 9.07PM, on 9 October at 3.04PM, on 11 October at 10.24AM and at 10.58PM and on 13 October at 5.03PM

    It's early September, it's thus really time to get a closer look to the rumours on the Tour de France 2022 race route. We now know that the official presentation will take place on Thursday 14 October 2021 and we also know that the Grand Départ will take place in Denmark.

    For what follows, Christian Prudhomme has confirmed that a visit of the Nord department was planned, and this was already a rumour which had become almost sure. After
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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2022
  • Added: tuesday 12 October 2021 at 0:08:36

    Santini is the new sponsor for the distinctive jerseys of the Tour de France and theTour de France Femmes avec Zwift

    Santini is the new sponsor for the distinctive jerseys of the Tour de France and theTour de France Femmes avec ZwiftWhile you may have discovered last night already here that Le Coq Sportif has left the Tour de France through a small door, Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.) today announced the new partner providing the official distinctive jerseys of the Tour de France, of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift and oof the Etape du Tour will be Santini Cycling Wear.

    Santini gets in the Grande Boucle .. after having provided the Tour of Spain before

    Starting from 2022 and for at least 5 years (up to 2026 included), Santini Cycling Wear will equip the leaders of the different classifications of the Tour de France and of the Tour de Fran ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2022| Marketing
  • Added: monday 11 October 2021 at 0:14:00

    Marion Rousse director of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift, the sponsors and ... the end of the Le Coq Sportif sponsorship?

    Marion Rousse director of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift, the sponsors and ... the end of the Le Coq Sportif sponsorship?While she was commenting Paris-Tours on France Télévisions, Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.), the organisor of the Tour de France and starting next year also of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift, announced that Marion Rousse becomes the director of this new feminin version of the race.

    On RMC, Christian Prudhomme commented this announcement and also discussed the financial question of female races and thus necessarily the question about sponsors. And that gives us the occasion to talk about Le Coq Sportif as well .. or rather about its removal as a sponsor of the Tour, in a difficult financial context for the French brand.

    Marion Rousse, director of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift

    If you are only a bit interested in cycling, you most probably know already that starting from 2022, the Tour de France Femmes will make its bi ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2022| Women's cycling| Marketing
  • Added: friday 25 June 2021 at 20:39:00

    The participants list of the Tour de France 2021

    The participants list of the Tour de France 2021It's time already for the Tour de France 2021 tomorrow, which will start in Brest for a total of 3,414.4 kilometers up till the finish on the Champs-Elysées in Paris (click here to see the race route in detail). The Grand Départ covers the whole region of Brittany (Bretagne), with no less than 4 stages, each of which taking place in one of the departments of Brittany.

    Hereunder you'll find the participants list for this 108th edition of the Tour de France: a total of 184 riders from 23 teams will get to the start in Brest.


    Even though it's difficult to guess who will win a Grand Tour because of the fact that many things can h ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2021
  • Added: monday 21 June 2021 at 1:05:00

    The Tour de France 2021 race route on Open Street Maps and in Google Earth, stage profiles and time- and route schedules

    The Tour de France 2021 race route on Open Street Maps and in Google Earth, stage profiles and time- and route schedulesThis information is not yet available in English. You can read it in French below in the mean time.

    Publication initiale le 26 mai 2021 à 8h58, mis à jour et totalement terminé le 21 juin 2021 à 01h05.


    Alors que le Giro d'Italia 2021 n'est même pas encore terminé au moment de la première publication de cet article, et avant même que les informations concernant le parcours des étapes soient publiées officiellement par l'organisation, velowire.com vous propose de découvrir en détail le parcours de cette 108ème édition de la Grande Boucle, du moins en ce qui concerne les 5 premières étapes dans un premier temps. Vous trouverez ainsi des cartes Open Street Maps/Google Earth du Tour de France 2021, qui seront ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2021| Open Street Maps/Google Maps/Google Earth
  • Added: monday 02 November 2020 at 22:35:00

    The Tour de France 2021 race route has been presented: a Tour with less climbing but more transfers

    The Tour de France 2021 race route has been presented: a Tour with less climbing but more transfersIt's been almost a month since you progressively discovered it through the rumours, but last night during a TV show dedicated to the Tour de France 2021 race route it has been officially presented. And it turns out that what already started to become clear in the rumours indeed becomes truth. Indeed, this Tour will be more classical, less mountaineous but filled up with quite important transfers between the stages!

    Let's now have a look at all this more in detail.

    The little details of the Tour de France 2021 race route: from Brest to Paris for the 108th edition

    The Tour de France 2021 in numbers

    First of all, as usual, let's have a look at the statistics to present this new edition of the ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2021
  • Added: sunday 01 November 2020 at 12:02:00

    Tour de France 2021: the rumours about the race route and the stage cities

    Tour de France 2021: the rumours about the race route and the stage cities

    initially published on 7 October at 11.20PM, updated on 8 October at 9.26AM, on 9 October at 6PM, on 13 October at 11.23PM, on 14 October at 9.21PM, on 17 October at 2.04AM, on 20 October at 10.06PM, on 21 October at 10.13PM, on 22 October at 11.02PM, on 25 October at 9.50PM, on 26 October at 10AM, on 27 October at 10.24AM and at 6.40PM, on 28 October at 8.27AM and at 12.11PM, on 29 October at 9.30PM, on 30 October at 11.52PM and on 1 November at 12.02PM

    Is it possible that Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.), the organisor of the Tour de France, really does everything to prevent me from finding the Tour de France 2021 race route based on the rumours? Going as far as organising the Tour de France 2020 in September right in the middle of the usual timespan in which the race route starts to build up in the publication which is now usual on velowire.com where you can find the rumours about next year's Tour de France race route since 2007?

    Going as far
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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2021
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