Thursday, October 26, 2006
Who Is Ready for Tour de France 2007...
Without last year's winner Floyd Landis in attendance (he wasn't invited), the 2007 Tour de France route was unveiled Thursday with a start in London on the second anniversary of terrorist bombings.
+ Running from Saturday July 7th to Sunday July 29th 2007, the 94th Tour de France will be made up of a prologue and 20 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,550 kilometres.
These 20 stages have the following profiles:
+ 11 flat stages
+ 6 mountain stages
+ 1 medium mountain stage
+ 2 individual time-trial stages
Distinctive aspects of the race
+ 3 mountain finishes
+ 2 rest days
+ 117 kilometres of individual time-trials (including the prologue)
+ 21 Category 1, Category 2 and highest level passes will be climbed
12 new stop-over towns