Tour de France News, Get Live Coverage of Tour de France
Wow! What an exciting time in sports. Serena Williams just won the Wimbledon, the 2010 FIFA World Cup is starting to narrow down to the final, and starting today, July 3rd, we have the Tour de France kicking off.
Tour de France fans will get to see the riders embark on a 5.5-mile joy ride (officially called the prologue) in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
The first official stage of the race starts tomorrow with a 138.9-mile ride from Rotterdam to Brussels, Belgium. Then, the riders will complete 20 more stages to wind up in Paris, France on July 25.
One of the best ways to follow the Tour de France online is by visiting the official Tour de France.
Lance Armstrong has said this will officially be his last Tour de France race and obviously, he is out to win it. Yeah, I know… we’ve heard that before right?
Lance Armstrong has won 7 straight Tour de France titles from 1999-2005.
According to Zimbio, Armstrong, 38, said of the challenge ahead of him (via Philly.com): “With my age, and the explosiveness of the other guys, my own struggles with the time trials in the last couple of years . . . we’ll have to be smart, to be a bit lucky, to play the team card a little bit.”
The Tour de France will be covered live on TV as well. Check ESPN listings and programming for more coverage details.