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TOUR DE FRANCE 2014

tour de france 2014

The tour then climbed over the Category 2 CĂ´te de at 524 m 1,719 ft , and descended into the valley of the Woodhead pass. Anyone wanting to watch the race in a serious manner would be well advised to do so on television; but for a day's outing, with all the fun of the crowds, the waiting, the caravan, and the atmosphere, watching the Tour go by is as good as many other events, and what's more it's free. This led to the formation of a large lead group which gradually split across the middle climbs. Wet roads contributed to a multitude of crashes before the riders encountered the cobbles. But a look at the photos revealed that Trentin was first over the line. The only previous ascent in history was in 2001, as an.

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Tour de France 2014: Route and stages

tour de france 2014

Alberto Contador, especially, who suffered today, finished nearly three minutes down. No combativity awards were given for the time trial and the final stage. The first climb was the at 1,163 m 3,816 ft and then the at 1,193 m 3,914 ft. Nibali rode strongly and smothly to extend his lead still further. They did succeed in largely isolating race leader Vincenzo Nibali. But as the race enters the heart of the city, the pace picks up, the attacks start, and the demeanor gets serious. Last year, a stage like this left isolated, as his team was unable to fend off unrelenting attacks by Movistar.

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TOUR DE FRANCE 2014

tour de france 2014

From here, onwards, the stage featured nine sections of difficult -set pavement, using some of the same roads as the cycle race. The Category 1 at 1,183 m 3,881 ft gave a 15 km 9 mi ascent to the ski station, with the ascent continuing south-east into the Category 3 at 1,336 m 4,383 ft. For map and details of the British legs, see Clickable Tour de France route map by About-France. Winner of the points classification in the two previous Tours, Sagan, had won the one-day race and won the points classifications in three stage races, the Tirreno—Adriatico, the and the , during the 2014 season up until the Tour. Archived from on 22 September 2016. The culmination of the stage had the riders pass through several small villages in quick succession; , , , , and. Two French cycling phrases you can use today: baroudeur and casse-pates.

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The second crash was the last straw and the 2013 Tour champion climbed into the team car and quit the 2014 Tour de France. Majka finished third in the stage and secured the mountains classification. Chris Froome crashed and had to wear a splint for much of the race. The 11km climb averages at 5. It will take a strong rider, one who is still motivated and relatively fresh after almost three weeks of racing, to stay away to the finish. A bit of an anti-climax.

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Stage five began in , Belgium, and finished back in France. The sprinters have their eyes on Paris and the prestigious Champs-Elysees finish. For Alejandro Vlaverde, the day was a catastrophe. The rider leading the classification wore a yellow jersey. Vincenzo Nibali stayed close to the front most of the stage and finished safely to remain the overall leader.

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Tour de France de 2014

tour de france 2014

Stage eight send the peloton up the Col de Menté, the Porte de Balès and the Col de Peyresourde all in one day. All bunch sprints in the Tour have so far been won by Germans Greipel and Kittel. Young rider classification leader Thibaut Pinot challenged Péraud for third place, but ultimately came up a half-minute short. For instance, you can choose to stick inside of or break away from the pack at any time, even locking onto riders in front of you to use as a guide. As the peloton closed in on the finishing city of Reims, crosswinds tormented some of the riders.

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Sign up for our Email Newsletter 2014 Tour de France 101st edition: July 5 - July 27, 2014 Complete Final 2014 Tour de France General Classification: 3,659 km raced at an average speed of 40. Photo ©Sirotti No rated ascents in this stage The Race: As soon as the peloton passed the end of the neutral zone and the official racing started, Jean-Marie Bideau accelerated with Czech time trial champion Jan Barta on his wheel. Gallopin had bolted and was hustling for the finish. Their gap eventually grew to over six minutes. . Pinot was the best , with Ag2r—La Mondiale second. Passing into on the northern tip of the under the shadow of the plateau it then climbed over the Langsett Moors.

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Tour de France 2014 live

tour de france 2014

The route then began to climb the Category 3 at 880 m 2,887 ft before a long 21 km 13 mi descent east to the outskirts of. The was decided early in the race and was won by 's. Movistar, looking to set things up for an Alejandro Valverde move, had been particularly active at the front of the peloton, keeping the speed high. There was then an approximate 10 km 6 mi descent before the climb of the CĂ´te d' at 969 m 3,179 ft. There are two stages in these mountains in 2014, but both are summit finishes.

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