Skip to comments.Tour de France *** 2011 *** [LIVE THREAD]
Posted on 07/01/2011 7:58:26 PM PDT by Ready4Freddy
My money is on Jose Bautista!!!!
|Stage||Type||Date||Start and Finish||Distance|
|1||En ligne||Saturday 2 July||Passage du Gois La Barre-de-Monts > Mont des Alouettes Les Herbiers||191.5 km|
|2||Team TT||Sunday 3 July||Les Essarts > Les Essarts||23 km|
|3||En ligne||Monday 4 July||Olonne-sur-Mer > Redon||198 km|
|4||En ligne||Tuesday 5 July||Lorient > Mûr-de-Bretagne||172.5 km|
|5||En ligne||Wednesday 6 July||Carhaix > Cap Fréhel||164.5 km|
|6||En ligne||Thursday 7 July||Dinan > Lisieux||226.5 km|
|7||En ligne||Friday 8 July||Le Mans > Châteauroux||218 km|
|8||Medium mountains||Saturday 9 July||Aigurande > Super-Besse Sancy||189 km|
|9||Medium mountains||Sunday 10 July||Issoire > Saint-Flour||208 km|
|R||Rest Day||Monday 11 July||Le Lioran Cantal|
|10||En ligne||Tuesday 12 July||Aurillac > Carmaux||158 km|
|11||En ligne||Wednesday 13 July||Blaye-les-Mines > Lavaur||167.5 km|
|12||High Mountains||Thursday 14 July||Cugnaux > Luz-Ardiden||211 km|
|13||High Mountains||Friday 15 July||Pau > Lourdes||152.5 km|
|14||High Mountains||Saturday 16 July||Saint-Gaudens > Plateau de Beille||168.5 km|
|15||En ligne||Sunday 17 July||Limoux > Montpellier||192.5 km|
|R||Rest Day||Monday 18 July||Département de la Drôme|
|16||Medium mountains||Tuesday 19 July||Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux > Gap||162.5 km|
|17||High Mountains||Wednesday 20 July||Gap > Pinerolo||179 km|
|18||High Mountains||Thursday 21 July||Pinerolo > Galibier Serre-Chevalier||200.5 km|
|19||High Mountains||Friday 22 July||Modane Valfréjus > Alpe-dHuez||109.5 km|
|20||Individual time-trial||Saturday 23 July||Grenoble > Grenoble||42.5 km|
|21||En ligne||Sunday 24 July||Créteil > Paris Champs-Élysées||95 km|
Thank you, deport. Good to see you!
Stage 1 - Passage du Gois > > > Mont des Alouettes - 191.5 km
Saturday, July 2, 2011
Mountain Passes & Hills
Km 191.5 - MONT DES ALOUETTES (LES HERBIERS) - 2.2 km climb to 4.7 % - Category 4
Stage 1 Graphics are up!
I am using last year’s Ping List, hopefully it’s been updated for changes all the way through last year’s TdF.
I did notice that a few folks indicated on Bay’s other thread that they wanted add / delete - please bear with me and I’ll get y’all taken care of over the next day or so.
Are you ready for the prologue TT?
This year the tour is throwing in a little twist. This from the Director:
JEAN-FRANÇOIS PESCHEUXS ANALYSIS : A change of custom
It has been a kind of tradition since 1967 that the Tour starts with a prologue. But, as in 2008, we will start with a road stage. We wanted to shake up the teams plans a little bit and change the way they operate. Only 10 riders can realistically contend for victory in a prologue. But each one of the 198 riders could win this stage and pull on the yellow jersey. Three years ago, the race started in Brittany, and this time were starting in the Vendée. The route will follow the coast before turning inland towards Les Herbiers and the Mont des Alouettes. This is not an hors catégorie test, but even so its a finish for the strong men. The pure sprinters will struggle. It will suit someone like Thor Hushovd or a puncheur like Thomas Voeckler.
Well whattdya know a 198km curveball to start the game...
LET THE FUN BEGIN!
Yep it’s that time of year again. I hope we have an interesting Tour this year.
Thank you, Bay, I appreciate that. Am looking forward to working with you this year again!
I’ve been really busy with travel & projects, so the TdF kinda snuck up on me. Gonna be a few days before I’m fully into the graphics swing.
READY TO RUMBLE!
Good to see everyone back. Is this Andy’s year?
Can't believe it's that time again... July = American Independence Day and... Tour de France! Nice to see some old FRiends on this thread. :-)
Looks like we have to pay $29.95 for "all access"? Does that mean we can no longer read blogs by Phil Liggett, Bob Roll and Paul Sherwen for free, like usual? You've gotta be kidding me...
Good to see y’all again. (Just visited Texas! :-) )
Would you please add me to the TdF Ping List? Thanks!
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