100th Tour de France Official Trailer

by CyclingTips


It’s only a couple weeks to go until the 100th edition of the Tour de France. It starts on the French island of Corsica for the first three stages, features the return of Mont Ventoux, a double ascent of Alpe d’Huez on stage 18, and a nightime finish in Paris. Are you as pumped as we are?

Comparing 2013 to previous years…
(Courtesy of Steephill.tv)
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Flat Stages 7 9 10 9 10 10 11 9
Medium Mountain Stages 5 4 3 4 1 4 1 4
Mountain Stages 6 5 6 6 7 5 6 5
# of Categorized Climbs (Cat 2, 1, HC) ?? 25 23 23 20 19 21 22
Summit Finishes 4 3 4 3 3 4 3 3
Individual Time Trialing 65k 101k 41k 59k 55k 82k 117k 116k
Team Time Trial 25k 0 23k 0 39k 0 0 0
Overall Distance 3342k 3511k 3436k 3596k 3435k 3554k 3547k 3657k

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