Five Stages Where Chris Froome Won The Tour de France

By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Paris, July 26, 2015 (AFP) - Following Chris Froome's second Tour de France victory on Sunday, AFP Sport looks at the five key stages where the 30-year-old Briton made a difference: Stage 2 - Utrecht-Zeeland, 166km This was a pan-flat stage that on paper looked likely to end in a bunch sprint but, with … [Read more...]

The Five Most Decisive 2015 Tour de France Stages

By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Paris, June 29, 2015 - With the Tour de France set to begin on Saturday, July 4, Bicycle.net looks at five key stages where the overall contenders will be looking to make a difference: Stage 4, July 7: Seraing-Cambrai, 223.5km After the drama and excitement of 2014's cobbled stage, organisers decided they could not do without them this year. Although … [Read more...]

The List Of The 21 Tour de France 2015 Stages

Paris, June 27, 2015 - A list of the 21 stages in the 3,360km Tour de France 2015, which begins in Utrecht, Netherlands, on July 4: Stage 1: Saturday July 4 - Utrecht, 13.8km individual time trial 2: Sunday July 5 - Utrecht to Zeeland, 166km 3: Monday July 6 - Antwerp to Huy, 159.5km 4: Tuesday July 7 - Seraing to Cambrai, 223.5km 5: Wednesday July 8 - Arras to Amiens, … [Read more...]

The 2015 Giro d’Italia 21 Stages Starting May 9th

San Lorenzo al Mare, Italy, May 8, 2015 (AFP) - The 2015 Giro d'Italia stages, covering 3,481.8km and starting in San Lorenzo al Mare on Saturday: May 9: Stage 1 - San Lorenzo al Mare - Sanremo, 17.6km (team time-trial) May 10: Stage 2 - Albenga - Genoa, 173km May 11: Stage 3 - Rapallo - Sestri Levante, 136km May 12: Stage 4 - Chiavari - La Spezia, 150km May 13: Stage 5 - … [Read more...]

The Five Crucial Must See 2015 Giro d’Italia Stages

San Lorenzo al Mare, Italy, May 8, 2015 (AFP) - The 98th edition of the Giro d'Italia starts with a 17.6km team timetrial from San Lorenzo al Mare to Sanremo on Saturday. Here AFP looks at five key stages in the three-week race: Stage 7: Grosseto-Fiuggi, 264km This is the longest stage of the race and covers a distance more suited to a one-day classic. It's supposed to end in a … [Read more...]

The 2015 Tour of Spain List Of The 21 Stages

Madrid, Jan 10, 2015 - A list of the stages for the 70th Tour of Spain to be held between August 22 and September 13, 2015: Stage 1: Saturday August 22 - Puerto Banus to Marbella 7.4km team time-trial Stage 2: Sunday August 23 - Alhaurin de la Torre to Caminito del Rey, 165km Stage 3: Monday August 24 - Mijas to Malaga, 164.6km Stage 4: Tuesday August 25 - Estepona to Vejer … [Read more...]

Five Key Stages That Will Factor In The 2015 Tour de France

by Barnaby CHESTERMAN PARIS, Oct 22, 2014 (AFP) - Following the announcement of the 2015 Tour de France route in Paris on Wednesday, Bicycle.net looks at five key stages where the race will be won or lost: Stage 2: Utrecht to Zeeland, 166km This is one of two stages where the weather could play a crucial and decisive role in determining the outcome not just of the stage … [Read more...]

2015 Tour de France 21 Stages Featuring Alpe d’Huez

PARIS, Oct 22, 2014 (AFP) - A list of the 21 stages of the 3,344km 2015 edition of the Tour de France announced in Paris on Wednesday: Stage 1: Saturday July 4 - Utrecht, 14km individual timetrial 2: Sunday July 5 - Utrecht to Zeeland, 166km 3: Monday July 6 - Antwerp to Huy, 154km 4: Tuesday July 7 - Seraing to Cambrai, 221km 5: Wednesday July 8 - Arras to Amiens, 189km … [Read more...]

The 2015 Giro d’ Italia Route and Stages Covers 3,481km

MILAN, Oct 06, 2014 - The route for the 2015 Giro d'Italia, which will cover 3,481.8km and run from May 9 to May 31, was revealed on Monday. Here is a look at the 21 stages: May 9: Stage 1 - San Lorenzo al Mare - Sanremo, 17.6km (team time-trial) May 10: Stage 2 - Albenga - Genoa, 173km May 11: Stage 3 - Rapallo - Sestri Levante, 136km May 12: Stage 4 - Chiavari - La … [Read more...]

The Five Key Stages In The 2014 Tour de France

LEEDS, United Kingdom, July 03, 2014 (AFP) - With the Tour de France starting in Leeds on Saturday, AFP looks at five key stages where the race could be won or lost. Stage 5, Wednesday July 9 Ypres-Arenberg Porte du Hainaut, 155.5km For a mostly flat stage of just over 150km this might seem a surprising choice but it is the nine sections and 15.4km of cobbles that makes this … [Read more...]