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TdF2014
Tour de france 2014

Running from Saturday July 5th to Sunday July 27th 2014, the 101th Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,664 kilometres.

These stages have the following profiles:

  • 9 flat stages
  • 5 hill stages
  • 6 mountain stages with 5 altitude finishes
  • 1 individual time-trial stage
  • 2 rest days

9 new stage cities

Leeds, Harrogate, York, Sheffield, Cambridge, Ypres, Oyonnax, Risoul, Maubourguet Pays du Val d’Adour

To learn more about the 2014 TdF, please click here.

A large group from Lafayette were flying the Purple and Gold while in France. Thanks for the Pic guys!

Just a shot of Peggy from France this morning on her climb of Alpe D’huez. The Lafayette crew will be around the 3K banner holding a LSU flag. Great shot of the the Landry family and Hollier family with Paul and Phil.

Finish line shot today with Jimmy, Melissa and Fran! Going to be a great finish.

Good friend and training partner Kyle Love sent this pic this morning from the top of Mt. Ventoux. He made the climb today with George Sobiesk and Mark Eldridge.

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The Tour de France explained in animation,
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Running from Saturday June 29th to Sunday July 21st 2013, the 100th edition of the Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,479 kilometers.
These stages have the following profiles:
7 flat stages
5 hilly stages
6 mountain stages with 4 summit finishes
2 individual time trial stages
1 team time trial stage
2 rest days
I recommend a read of, and having as a reference, inrng’s  Tour de France Overview.