Tour de France 2021, the gazette: hegemony, time trial and “Cannibal”

Today’s stage: Libourne – Saint-Emilion, 30.8 kilometers A last effort of 30 kilometers before the final stage towards the Champs-Elysées. The 142 riders who, despite the falls, the Dantesque stages at the start of the Tour or the mountain stages, managed to complete the three weeks of the Tour will have to face a second … Read more

Tour de France 2021, the gazette: respite, flowers and sprinter-climber

Today’s stage: Albertville-Valence, 190 kilometers After a Monday devoted to the recovery and care of bodies bruised by the Alps, the riders get back in the saddle, Tuesday July 6, for a stage – a priori – quite calm, between Albertville (Savoie) and Valence (Drôme). On the menu, the main course, a few short ribs … Read more

Tour de France 2021, the gazette: shoe, “chronoman” and mummy

Today’s stage: Changé-Laval, 27 kilometers (individual time trial) On Wednesday June 30, only 177 riders left Brittany, its menhirs and its rain curtain to take the start of the first of the two individual time trials between Changé and Laval (Mayenne). On the program for this fifth stage of the Tour de France, 27 kilometers … Read more