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  • Rudy

    wednesday August 28, 2013 at 13:51:31

    Bedankt voor de snelle service op mijn verzoek.
    Daar kunn
    en veel webmaster een voorbeld aan nemen
  • Peter Evans

    tuesday August 06, 2013 at 20:00:58

    Bonjour everyone. I am a very keen road rider, moving with my wife to live near Royere de Vassiviere in early November.
    Can anyone tell me how to find a cycling club near there?
    Merci bien, Peter Evans :-)
  • Walsh Whanau

    saturday July 20, 2013 at 23:34:29

    Kia Orana
    Loving the tour from Gisborne New Zealand. Learning French through the commentary. We have just seen the best moving sculpture on col de lEpine, a motorized white bike. Is there a sight to vote for your favourite sculptures?
    Can't wait for the finale at night!
    Meitaki

  • Hervé

    monday July 15, 2013 at 12:07:24

    bravo pour l'excellent reportage sur L'Equipe21tv...qui permettra de faire connaître encore plus votre blog...
    bravo pour votre passion...et si vous passez un jour à Nice...n'hésitez pas!
    Hervé
  • bauso.laurent.

    tuesday July 02, 2013 at 15:24:01

    je trouve ce tours de france 2013.tres superbe , de jolies couleurs de maillots des coureurs français magnifiques.le peulloton fait un très beaux pannache de coulleurs...... et je trouves que toute l'équipe de courreurs français ons du mérrites.........laurent de sarrians vaucluse :le:02.07.2013.a:15h.21.31.
  • ruddy

    tuesday May 28, 2013 at 10:06:29

    goeie site , prachtig werk en heel goed geinformeerd , dank je wel , ruddy
  • striepe

    friday May 17, 2013 at 18:43:46

    hallo,
    waar en wanneer kan ik het roadbook tour de france 2013 kopen?

  • Dubois

    sunday April 21, 2013 at 10:17:34

    Ik weet ondertussen meer over de bruine Volvo waarvan ik sprak in mijn vorig bericht: het zouden Zweedse nummerplaten zijn op die Volvo.Dus niets speciaals.
  • Dubois

    wednesday April 10, 2013 at 19:45:08

    Geachte,

    Dit jaar heb ik reeds meermaals op de bruine volvo gelet die vooraan rijdt in de wedstrijden.
    De nummerplaat is UJB-427.
    Ik snap iets niet goed,deze nummerplaat is een plaat voor een opligger aan een vrachtwagen.
    Ook is deze plaat al geschrapt sinds 13/09/1999.
    Graag een woordje uitleg hiervan.
  • nuyttens dirk

    friday March 15, 2013 at 12:27:00

    Beste

    ik wil op de hoogte blijven van paris thover
  • PRONO Christian

    saturday February 16, 2013 at 9:36:47

    Bonjour à toutes et tous , le cyclisme est un sport que j'aime et pratique en amateur depuis tout p'tit en Bretagne , je n'aime pas le Tour De France ...mais je l'adore car audelà de l'exploit sportif nous découvrons toujours de belles images ,de belles photos de nos régions et en plus pour cet anniversaire du TDF,nous allons découvrir la Corse .Bonne chance à tous les coureurs ( je vois bien un Français sur le podium "cocorico") Je profite de ce msg pour me permettre une demande" serait-il possible et comment pour avoir une invitation "Village TDF" à la ville de départ Aix-en-Provence" en vous remerciant d'avance et mes sincères félicitations pour votre site que je viens de découvrir .Cordialement et sportivement Christian.
  • Thomas Allen

    friday January 25, 2013 at 8:47:32

    The link to the Volta do Algarve event goes to the 2012 event page! Where is the information on the 2013 event?
  • Jean-Marc

    thursday October 25, 2012 at 18:01:43

    Bonjour,

    Bravo pour ta passion du vélo !

    Et pour te signaler un peu bug sur ton cv, un me en trop dans couramment :
    "Français : courammement (lecture/écrit/oral)"

    A+
  • Frank Anguige

    monday October 08, 2012 at 12:33:45

    This has been GB\\\'s best ever Pro Cycling season. Hopefully it will inspire thousands of people to get on a bike.
  • robin lipsham UK

    thursday August 09, 2012 at 21:30:00

    I heard that the french wine industry is in recession, due to the fact the grapes are delivered by bycycle, which took so long the grapes are now sour !!!! be gracious my friends across the channel.
    Pompey Pop's
  • Mathieu

    monday July 23, 2012 at 11:47:14

    Bonjour Thomas , comme promis je viens faire un tour sur ton site , encore merci pour avoir partagé ta passion du vélo avec nous pendant ce contre-la-montre à Chartres.

    A bientot , les chartrains.
  • Musica

    tuesday July 17, 2012 at 13:21:09

    Bonjour à toute l'équipe du tour de France !

    Je suis fan chaque années je vais dans les cols des Pyrénées
    pour l'étape 14 2012 au Port de Lhers j'ai trouver inadmissible et honteux
    les jets de punaises ou pointes j'espère qu'il sera attraper et punis sévèrement !! bonne continuation et faites moi rêvé avec vos si beaux paysages et vos commentaires et Vive le Tour de France <3<3<3<3<3
  • Anonyme

    sunday July 15, 2012 at 18:47:13

    j adore le tour de france !!!!!!!!!!!! <3 <3 <3 <3
  • VIVIANE

    sunday July 08, 2012 at 23:13:47

    J´adore le tour de France!SUPER....
  • bastiaan

    sunday July 08, 2012 at 15:45:52

    Slechte website ! de tour de france kmz bestanden voor in google earth zijn niet te vinden terwijl hiervoor wel informatie wordt verstrekt. Nutteloze site zonder meerwaarde !!!!
  • rene jenson van hest

    tuesday June 26, 2012 at 17:40:30

    wellicht is het iemand gelegen om ons te melden hoelaat de proloog begint wij uit gelderland zouden er graag bij willen zijn als we weten hoelaat er minimaal te moeten zijn
    vriendelijke groet rvhest
  • dubar

    monday April 09, 2012 at 9:41:46

    pour gagner 4 fois PARIS ROUBAIX là on parle pas d'homme fort ou de chance , mais on parle de très grande classe, de supériorité, Mr BOONEN, je vous félicite vous faites partie des GRANDS!!!!!ce qui est tout à l'honneur du peuple belge, vous avez un grand champion
    car avoir 5 minutes d'avance et résister au groupe de chasse et même augmenter son avance, là je dis Tom BOONEN , bravo, tu peux être fier de toi...une leçon pour les personnes médisantes, ta victoire d'hier Tom, fait plaisir à voir, elle s'appelle méritée, tout simplement....quand à F.CANCELLARA j'éspère que question santé tout se passe bien pour lui, vu la malchance qu'il a eu, j'éspère voir un nouveau " duel" CANCELLARA BOONEN sur PARIS ROUBAIX l'an prochain.Tom, sincères félicitations, ta victoire d'hier .... CHAPEAU !!!!!
  • Kai

    sunday March 18, 2012 at 16:53:04

    Idea for Changing the Great Classic Races of Cycling
    such as the Milan-San Remo, the Paris-Roubaix, and the Liege-Bastogne-Liege.


    Main reason for implementing this :
    to improve the viewing quality for the viewing public tuning in on the TV. It will be better to watch, because instead of being made to see one or two opportunistic break-aways all pulled back and get nothing for it, with it seems horribly like 99% of all not-hugely mountainous races ending in a big bunch sprint, leaving the viewing public wondering why they bothered to watch the last 100 km of the race when only the last 1 km seems to matter toward the outcome of the race. Dull dull dull. But no longer with this great solution, which will lead to good viewing suspense, new team strategies, and good viewing excitement for those watching on TV:

    The existing focus on the order of the riders crossing the finishing line is kept but shrunken to 60% if the prize money for the day.

    40 % go to the main combatants of this new system, as follows:
    15% goes to the winner of the tournament-in-a-day competition
    10% each go to the other two finalists of the tournament-in-a-day competition
    2.5% each go to the two cyclists who made it to the last 5 (but not the last 3) in the tournament-in-a-day competition

    The tournament-in-a-day competition:
    With 80 km to go before the finishing line for the day, a sprint determines who (= the first cyclist to cross this line) qualifies for the 2nd stage of the tournament-in-a-day competition;

    With 75 km to go before the finishing line for the day, a further sprint determines who (= the first cyclist to cross this line, apart from the person who has already qualified) qualifies for the 2nd stage of the tournament-in-a-day competition;

    With 70 km to go before the finishing line for the day, a sprint determines who (= the first cyclist to cross this line, apart from the 2 persons who have already qualified) qualifies for the 2nd stage of the tournament-in-a-day competition;

    A 4th cyclist qualifies at the 65 km to go mark
    And a 5th cyclist qualifies at the 60 km to go mark

    These are the only 5 riders from the entire race who are eligible for the prestigious and well-paid crown of the tournament-in-a-day competition

    If the same break-away of 5 or more riders was ahead of the peloton at all the above sprint markers, it goes without say that only those who were in this break-away and who sprinted well, are left in the running for this title.

    Phase 2:
    At the 45 km to go marker, a sprint to the line determines which one of the 5 riders to have qualified for stage 2 of the tournament-in-a-day competition qualifies further to its (phase 3) final.

    A further sprint at the 40 km to go marker determines which one of the other 4 riders to have qualified for stage 2 of the tournament-in-a-day competition qualifies to its phase 3.

    A further sprint at the 30 km to go marker determines which one of the other 3 riders to have qualified for stage 2 of the tournament-in-a-day competition qualifies to its phase 3.


    Phase 3:
    Then with 10 km to go, a final sprint determines which one of the 3 who qualified for phase 3 wins the title of winner of the tournament-in-a-day competition.



    This 3 phase system makes the elite races into a fascinating thing to watch; and it brings in the element of qualifying for something worth fighting for during the course of a one-day classic race in, allowing viewers to track changes and break-away attempts aimed at winning further qualification as the race goes on in a big new way.



    Idea for Changing the Great And the New Tour Races of Road Cycling for the Better

    Idea 2: This goes well with the above, and it will bring in more good-stuff to the viewing experience on the big tours + adds a new layer of opportunity and suspense to the race (plus it kills off the current situation where most of the effort that goes into break-aways is a long-shot gamble and a complete waste of energy):

    A blue jersey is brought in (in addition to the yellow, polka-dot and sprinters jerseys). This jersey is for riders who fought hard in break-aways on flat(ish) stages.

    Blue jersey points are earned as follows:
    10 points for each participant in a break-away that got itself 10-19 seconds ahead of the peloton (main bunch) at any time check on the day.

    This same combination of riders gets an 11th point each if they get 20-29 seconds clear;
    A 12th point if they get 30-39 seconds clear;
    A 13th point if they get 40-49 seconds clear;
    A 14th point if they get 50-59 seconds clear;
    A 15th point if they get 1 minute to 1 minute 19 seconds clear;
    A 16th point if they get 1 minute 20 - 1 minute 39 seconds clear;
    A 17th point if they get 1 minute 40 - 1 minute 59 seconds clear;
    A 18th point if they get 2 minutes to 2 minutes 29 seconds clear;
    A 19th point if they get 2 minutes 30 to 2 minutes 59 seconds clear;
    A 20th point if they get 3 minutes or more clear;

    Different combinations of riders (e.g. if a break-away group shrinks or grows by 1 rider or by several riders): a further score of 10-20 points is awarded for each new combination of riders in the break-away(s) that gets a 'number of seconds currently ahead of the peloton' time check.

    In addition, 3 points, 2 points and 1 point are awarded each day for the riders who spent the most time at the very front of the break-away group(s) overall, working to pull it along and to keep it ahead.

    Then after the first 5 flat stages have been run, all further flat stages of the tour after this count double (20 to 40 instead of 10-20 and 6 ,4, 2 instead of 3,2,1).

    A third idea is to bring in a striped jersey, which consists of one against one battles for the day. Each of these one against one battles for the day is decided by: 1. Yellow (if they do not end the day in the same group of riders, this overrides all else)
    2. Blue (if one of them was involved in any break-away this day that the other one was not involved in, they win the clash)
    3. Red: Each one-against one battle has its own special sprint lines: The first one takes place somewhere between the 80 km to go and the 50 km to go on the day markers (where exactly is decided by a drawing). The second one takes place somewhere between the 50 km to go and the 20 km to go on the day markers (where exactly is decided by a drawing). And for those one-on-one encounters where the above yellow, blue and 2 special sprints do not determine a winner, the first to cross the end of the day's stage line at the end of the day's stage decides the winner of the one-on-one encounter (acting as the third sprint in a 2 out of 3 red sprints system).

    The suggested format to consider for the striped jersey battles in the tour as a whole is to have 2 qualifying and 4 best positions days, all near the start of the tour (and not use the time trial stages).
    The first and second (mass-start) stages on the cycling tour are to determine 8 qualifiers each for the striped jersey:
    The stage winner of the day is one of these 8 qualifiers;
    5 of the remaining 7 qualifying slots from each day are determined by yellow (counts more than) blue (counts more than) red points, with red points awarded as 5,3,2,1 points each in three free-for-all sprints (held only on these two days) at approximately 90, 60 and 30 km to go and w,7,5,3,2,1 red points awarded at the end of the day's race line; and the remaining 2 qualifying slots are determined by the red points alone.

    An alternative might use a time trial or a mountain stage to determine half or all the 16 who qualify for the striped jersey battle.

    A drawing determines who goes up against who among the 16 who have qualified for the striped jersey on its 3rd day.

    On its 4th day, winners of the 3rd day battles go up against each other in the quarter-finals; and losers go up against losers in the battle for a top 10 place.

    On day 5, the 4 riders who have won all their one-on-one battles so far go up against each other in the semi-finals. Others who are still in the running in the battles for 5th or for 9th place in the striped jersey are also allocated new opponents within these brackets.

    Then on day 6 the final standings are decided in the battles for 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th and 9th place.

    An alternative suggestion (proposal 3B) puts all 16 qualified riders on the 3rd day and the brackets of 8 and 4 on subsequent days into all-against-all battles, in which the better half (winners) are decided by a yellow counts more than blue counts more than red all-against-all system.

    My 4th good idea proposal is to start each flat day off with a pattern of break-aways, determined by a drawing:

    Starting 6 minutes ahead of the peloton are 5 riders, determined by a drawing, none of whom have had this privilege before in this tour and none of whom are in the top 20 of the yellow jersey or the top 5 of the sprinters jersey battle.

    Then, starting 2 minutes ahead of the peloton are a further 20 riders, determined in a drawing that involves all cyclists other than the above 5.

    The objective of this proposal is to increase the chance of all other outcomes and interim situations other than the all-in-one mass peloton finish, which occurs way too often, in my view, under the current system.

    My proposal 4B is that you have 2 whole teams starting 6 minutes ahead of the peloton each day (determined by a drawing among all the teams other than the top 3 and other than the ones who have had big head starts like this already) and a further 4 whole teams starting 2 minutes ahead of the peloton. You can imagine how the teams would have to decide how hard to fight to stay out in front and how many riders they can drop, and how the peloton is in a must-try-to-catch-them cat-and-mouse situation each time. Other variations of this idea, (such as 1 team, then 2 more, then 3 more teams, then all others) are to be considered too please.

    Proposal 5: Please also consider bringing in a rule that no team is allowed to have more than two exceptions to the rule that all riders within a team must be from the same country (so each team has a national affiliation and no more than two riders from other countries racing for it).

    A combination of any 1, 2 or 3 of the above ideas could be used in a tour, making it a better thing to watch, and making the world a better place.

    I hope you see these ideas not as something threatening or anti-establishment, but as a good idea, a strong proposal, something that can and in the coming years, with YOUR help WILL make the sport a better thing to watch.

    I hereby grant full rights to use or to change and use this idea of mine free of charge. I hope it succeeds on its own good contents, and finds implementation, so we viewers who want it to be exciting and also slowly unravelling in stages, do not have to suffer for much longer .

    Best Wishes
    K Muller of Norwich


  • dijoux

    monday February 27, 2012 at 14:41:52

    nous seronsa la toussuire cette année nous ne manquons jamais 1 tour j'aimerais savoir comment je peux faire pour une place vip pour un jour pour mon mari fou de vélo depuis 60 ans merci beau spectacle
  • Jan Bok

    friday December 30, 2011 at 22:22:21

    weet iemand mischien of de tour de france in 2012 de alpe d'huez in het programma heeft ??
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