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2017 Etape du Tour route to finish on the summit of the Col d’Izoard
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Ride the 2017 Etape du Tour 2017 route and finish on the Col d’Izoard

Gran Fondo and Sportive riders set to tackle 178km route from Briancon to the Col d'Izoard.

The 2017 edition of the Etape du Tour will take place on Sunday July 16th on the route for stage 18 of the Tour de France – concluding with the first-ever summit finish on the Col d’Izoard.

Entries for the 2017 Etape du Tour open on Friday October 21 and you can secure a guaranteed spot on the start line and accomodation within easy reach of the start with Classic Cycle Tours.

Place are limited, so don't miss this chance to ride a stage of the Tour de France!

 
Nairo Quintana may ride Giro dItalia and Tour de France Double
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Nairo Quintana may ride Giro dItalia and Tour de France Double

During a press conference at the end of the first concentration of the team ahead of the 2017 season, Movistar has confirmed that Nairo Quintana is considering to ride the upcoming Giro dItalia and the Tour de France.

The chance of Quintana riding both Grand Tours is more than 50 percent as after the Tour he recovered so well that he won the Vuelta.

 

 
LIVE STREAM: 2017 Tour de France Route Revealed
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2017 Tour de France Presentation LIVE STREAM

The 104th edition will feature steeper climbs. The Queen Stage will tackle the Col de la Biche, Grand Colombier and Mont du Chat, for a total altitude gain of 4,600 m in Jura mountains between Nantua and Chambéry.

Contenders for the Yellow Jersey will go head-to-head in the Pyrenees in a 100 km stage from Saint-Girons to Foix with sections approaching a 20% gradient on the slopes of La Planche des Belles Filles and Peyragudes.

The legenday Col du Izoard will host the last summit finish as 15,000 amateur riders will tackle it in the 25th Edition of the Etape du Tour on Sunday, July 16th.

Final time trial to Marseille's Stade Vélodrome on the eve of the finish will provide an animated race.

 
UCI Rejects Claims it Obstructed Motor Testing
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UCI Rejects Claims it Obstructed Motor Testing

UCI rejects claims made by Motor inventor Istvan ‘Stefano’ Varjas at the 2016 Tour de France.

In an official statement made yesterday evening, the UCI have countered claims that there was any obstruction in checking Team Bikes at the Tour de France.

The statement was made after Istvan ‘Stefano’ Varjas alleged obstruction claims were made recently.

 

 
Inventor of Hidden Motors insinuates cover up to the use of motorized bikes at 2016 Tour de France
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The Inventor of Hidden Motors insinuates that UCI covered up the use of motorized bikes at 2016 Tour de France

Prior to this year’s Tour de France, UCI announced that it would conduct the largest number of checks ever in order to stamp out mechanical doping.

In an interview with Off the Ball radio show, Istvan Varjas, the inventor of the hidden motors in cycling, said that UCI frustrated French police attempts to conduct the necessary screening to detect motors at this year’s race.