Initially scheduled to take place from the 27th June to the 19th July, the Tour de France will follow the same route, with no changes, from Nice to Paris.
The Tour de France is the world’s biggest annual sporting event. Nearly 200 cyclists race over 2,000 miles in just 23 days. It’s normally held in July but delays brought about by the coronavirus pandemic has meant the 2020 Tour finishes on 20 September.
The 2020 Tour de France will be the 107th edition of race, with a Grand Depart in Nice. Note the 2020 dates have been revised in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The 2020 Tour de France will now run August 29 to September 20.
You can watch the Tour de France live on NBC and NBCSN. Stream every stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France on NBC Sports Gold, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service.
The total race distance was 21 stages over 4,642 km (2,884 mi). It was the first Tour since 1939, having been cancelled during World War II, although some Tour de France -like races had been held during World War II. 1947 Tour de France.
|Winning time||148h 11′ 25″|
10- Nicolas Frantz Simple he won 20 stages between 1924-1929 and, in his 1928 victory, he wore the yellow jersey from start to finish.
Retired pro cyclist Ted King, who’s ridden the Tour de France several times, confirms Hall’s account. When the pace is more leisurely, “ riders pull to the side of the road, pull their shorts down just like you would underwear—you know, pull the front down, and do your business,” he says.
Tour de France, the world’s most prestigious and most difficult bicycle race. Of the three foremost races (the others being the Giro d’Italia and the Vuelta a España ), the Tour de France attracts the world’s best riders.
Tour de France King of the Mountains prize money The overall winner receives €25,000, while second place gets €15,000. Pogačar also took the King of the Mountains prize in 2020, as well as securing overall victory and, by default, being the best young rider.
queen stage The most difficult stage of a multi-day road race, typically involving multiple difficult climbs.
Also called the maillot jaune, the Tour de France yellow jersey is the most coveted item of clothing in professional cycling. The wearer is the rider who has completed the race in the least amount of time, and as such tops the overall or general classification (GC) of the race.
Tour de France is split into 21 stages: Nine flat stages, three hilly stages, seven mountain stages (including five summit finishes), two individual time trials and two rest days. One stage is performed every day, covers roughly 225 kilometers, and takes about five and a half hours to complete.
NBC currently owns the U.S. television rights for the Tour de France in a deal that stretches through 2023. That deal includes the live streaming rights, and NBC plans to continue with its streaming service NBC Sports Gold for the Tour de France and other major races.
You can watch all of the live action on ITV4 with highlights shows running regularly on the night of every stage at approximately 7pm.
The 2020 Tour de France will take place from Aug. 29-Sept. 20. Coverage of Stage 21 starts at 9:00 a.m. ET on NBCSN and 9:35 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold.