Is the Tour de France route the same every year?
While the route changes each year, the format of the race stays the same, including the appearance of time trials, the passage through the mountain chains of the Pyrenees and the Alps, and the finish on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.
What is the purpose of the peloton?
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Where does Tour de France start and end?
The course changes every year, but has always finished in Paris; since 1975 it has finished along the Champs-Élysées. The start of the course is known as the Grand Départ.
How many stages were in the 2001 Tour de France?
Quick Facts: The 2001 Tour had 20 stages covering 3,462 kilometers. Average speed, 40.07 km/hr. This was the third consecutive Tour win for Armstrong, this one more dominating than his previous two.
Where did the 2002 Tour de France start and end?
The 2002 Tour de France was a multiple-stage bicycle race held from 6 to 28 July, and the 89th edition of the Tour de France. The event started in Luxembourg and ended in Paris. The Tour circled France counter-clockwise, visiting the Pyrenees before the Alps.
Did Lance Armstrong win the 2001 Tour de France?
The 2001 Tour de France was a multiple-stage bicycle race held from 7 to 29 July, and the 88th edition of the Tour de France. It has no overall winner—although American cyclist Lance Armstrong originally won the event, the United States Anti-Doping Agency announced in August 2012 that they had disqualified Armstrong from all his results…
Where does the 2021 Tour de France take place?
In 2021 the Tour de France will take riders right across France twice, once from the northwest to the Alps, and then from the Alps to the southwest, taking in some inevitable days of gruelling mountain roads in the Alps and the Pyrenees.