Altimetrie tour de france 2017

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2017 Tour de France By the Numbers

altimetrie tour de france 2017

Tour de France 2017 - Stages 1-9 Preview - Cycling Weekly

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Saturday 20 July - The Tour de France serves its first high altitude finish in the 14th stage. The riders set off in Tarbes for a day in the Pyrenees. The The Col du Tourmalet is a Tour de France staple with 57 inclusions since , yet the race included only two summit finishes before. Jean-Pierre Danguillaume won the Tourmalet stage in and in Andy Schleck crossed the line in first position with yellow jersey Alberto Contador following his wheel. This climb amounts to 19 kilometres with an average gradient of 7.

There are 22 teamsóconsisting of nine riders eachóracing this year and representing 12 different countries. In total, 32 countries will be represented by riders. The Tour will snake through four different countries in , starting in Germany before heading to Belgium, Luxembourg and, finally, France. The Tour will cover 2, miles or 3, km across 21 days. A stage can be anywhere from an 8.

The Col du Galibier el. It is the eighth highest paved road in the Alps , and recurrently the highest point of the Tour de France. The pass is closed during the winter. It is located between the massif d'Arvan-Villards and the massif des Cerces , taking its name from the secondary chain of mountains known as the Galibier. Before , the tunnel was the only point of passage at the top, at an altitude of m.

As anticipation builds towards the start of the Tour de France , there will be much speculation on the preparation of race favourites. Who is showing the form of previous years and which is the strongest team are common themes throughout the month of June. Going hand-in-hand with these broad-based observations is the topic of Altitude. Professional Cycling Teams invest a lot of time, money and human resources into altitude training camps. And rightly so because from what I experienced during my 16 years as a professional, altitude training works.

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Michael Rogers' guide to Tour de France altitude camp preparation

The Tour de France in numbers

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Monument Man: Altitude training & Le Tour de France - with John Degenkolb

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3 thoughts on “Altimetrie tour de france 2017

  1. Before the parcours gets unveiled, I usually try to empathise with the organizers to attempt to understand how they will desing some stages.

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