As the men's Tour drew to a close after a fascinating and exciting 3 weeks of racing, the women were underway for an historic and significant step-up in professional women's cycling and the important TV coverage.
This week the women tackle 8 stages for Le Tour des Femmes, culminating on La Super Planche des Belles Filles!
STAGE 1 FLAT SUN 24/7 PARIS TOUR EIFFEL > CHAMPS-ÉLYSÉES 82 KM
STAGE 2 FLAT MON 25/7 MEAUX > PROVINS 135 KM
STAGE 3 HILLY TUE 26/7 REIMS > ÉPERNAY 133 KM
STAGE 4 HILLY WED 27/7 TROYES > BAR-SUR-AUBE 126 KM
STAGE 5 FLAT THU 28/7 BAR-LE-DUC > SAINT-DIÉ-DES-VOSGES 175KM
STAGE 6 HILLY FRI 29/7 SAINT-DIÉ-DES-VOSGES > ROSHEIM 128 KM
STAGE 7 MOUNTAIN SAT 30/7 SÉLESTAT > LE MARKSTEIN 127 KM
STAGE 8 MOUNTAIN SUN 31/7 LURE > LA SUPER PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES 123 KM
We will be watching each day's reply after morning rides. Drop in to the Clubhouse for a coffee and to catch the latest in the Tour for the remainder of July.
And to finish on Sunday night, we will have the Clubhouse ready to celebrate all things cycling and France, and the end of a tremendous and exciting Tour, with the final stage of the Women's tour on a mountain top finish. We will be hosting Velo members at the Clubhouse for French wine and cheese, and to watch live from 9pm.