Start der tour de france 2017

For the fourth time in its much more than 100-year-old history, die Tour juni France began bei Germany. This year"s edition of cycling"s many prestigious race attributes fewer yet steeper-than-usual hill stages.

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For the erste time an the history des the Tour außerdem France the grand Depart, as the start of ns race ist known, take it place bei Düsseldorf. The was ns fourth time that it has actually kicked off bei Germany, after Cologne in 1965, Frankfurt bei 1980 und West Berlin bei 1987. The race started with a 13-kilometer (eight miles) time trial stage through ns capital des the west German state von North Rhine-Westphalia.

On the day after the time trials, die second stage departs native Düsseldorf and takesriders v the alt town to ns Grafenburg Forest, whereby a mountain classification zu sein planned, prior to they ride on to ns Neander Valley und Mettmann before returning zu Düsseldorf. The zuerst intermediate sprint will take place an Mönchengladbach und the stage will end an the Belgian city of Liege.

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Riders and fans kann sein look forward kommen sie a balanced route weil das the 2017 Tour dach France, i m sorry shouldn"t favor any specific style of rider. Die only thing around the kurse that has actually raised eyebrows among ns specialists is the truth that time trials make hoch less 보다 40 kilometers des the route. Apart from that, there ist quite a bit des variety, with sechs stages weil das the sprinters in addition to three mountains stages. Zum the first time in the race"s history, it will take die riders v each des France"s hill ranges.

What zu sein unusual is that ns queen"s phase comes so early in the race, when die riders möchte climb to a 5,000 meter (16,400 feet) above sea level together they traverse ns Cole de la Biche, the Colombier und the Mon freundin Chat to Chambery. This will make jene complicated zum contenders zum stage wins, as they will schutz hardly any kind of time to prüfung out your legs und their opponents and on ns ninth day, die cards will already it is in on the table.

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The Col d"Izoard has often been part des the prozess since the was zuerst included in 1922


Finish line on the Col d"Iozard mountain pass

Depending on ns how much time there is between the riders walk into ns 18th stage, die Col d"Iozard could be wherein this year"s as whole race is decided. Die mountain pass has frequently been part des the route however this möchte be the first time that a phase will ende there. The 22-kilometer time trial an Marseille on ns second-last day will give those professionals the chance to make trost time, also though this won"t be easy due to how short the kurse is. Die riders will cover 3,540 kilometers over die 21 days of the race.

An overview of the stages:

July 1 - phase 1: individual time trial bei Düsseldorf (14 kilometers) July 2 -Stage 2: düsseldorf - Liege, Belgium (203.5 kilometers) July 3 -Stage 3: Verviers, Belgien - Longwy, france (212.5 kilometers) July 4 -Stage 4: wanne Mondorf, Luxemburg - Vittel, france (207.5 kilometers) July 5 -Stage 5: Vittel - la Planche des Belles Filles (160.5 kilometers) July 6 - Stage6: Vesoul - Troyes (216 kilometers) July 7 -Stage 7: Troyes - Nuits-Saint-Georges (213,5 kilometers) July 8 - stage 8: Dole - Station von Rousses (187.5 kilometers) July 9 - stage 9: Nantua - Chambery (181.5 kilometers)

July 10 - remainder day an Dordogne

July 11 - phase 10: Perigueux - Bergerac (178 km kilometers) July 12 - stage 11: Eymet - Pau (203.5 kilometers) July 13 - phase 12: Pau - Peyragudes (214,5 kilometers km) July 14 - stage 13: Saint Girons - Foix (101 kilometers) July fünfzehn - phase 14: Blagnac - Rodez (181.5 kilometers) July 16 - phase 15: Laissac-Sévérac l"Église - Le Puy-en-Velay (189.5 kilometers)

July 17 - remainder day an Le Puy-en-Velay

July 18 - phase 16: Le Puy-en-Velay - Romans-sur-Isere (165 kilometers) July 19 - phase 17: la Mure - Serre-Chevalier (183 kilometers) July 20 - phase 18: Briançon - Izoard (179.5 kilometers) July 21 - phase 19: Embrun - Salon-de-Provence (222.5 kilometers) July 22 - stage 20: separation, personal, instance time trial in Marseille (22.5 kilometers) July 23 - phase 21: Montgeron - paris (103 kilometers)