Cycling Tour de France
The Cycling Tour de France will begin in Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, on 3 July 2010, and will end in Champs Elysees in Paris on 25 July 2010. The official Tour presentation was held on October 14, 2009. However, this will be the first time that the tour has visited the Netherlands. The foreign stages of the Tour will all take place at the start, with riders not entering France until near the end of Stage 4. The mountain stages will take place in the Jura, the Alps and the Pyrenees, plus a stage across the Cevennes. Read on to know more about Cycling Tour de France.
Almost 200 cyclists will be participating in Cycling Tour de France 2010 including many of the world's best. This event is one of the Europe's great media circus acts. The 97th Cycling Tour de France 2010 has a hint of the Classics and cobblestones, and will be made up of 1 prologue and 20 stages. There are six mountain stages, three of them with mountain finishes, and in the 100th anniversary year of their first inclusion on the tour, the emphasis is on the Pyrenees, with two ascents of the Col du Tourmalet. However there is just one long time trial which is restored to its traditional place on the penultimate day. Know more about the upcoming events in Cycling Tour de France.
Cycling Tour de France is a mega sporting event that attracts millions of spectators. This cycling event is worth millions of Euros. The upcoming Cycling Tour can be seem all over France, and every year the route is different, taking in at least one leg in another country. The Cycling Tour de France 2010 covers a total distance of 3,600 kilometers, with 23 levels 1, level 2 and highest level mountain passes. The principal mountain stages in 2010 are stages 8 and 9 in the Alps, and stages 14 and 15 in the Pyrenees. However stages 7, 10 in the Vercors, and stage 12, crossing the Cévennes, also include some good uphill climbs. However, the Sports Tours International will be there too, as we have for the last 20 years, to offer cycling fans the chance to follow the Tour from the start through to the finish.