Tour de France 2014: Favourites

Tour de France FavouritesJuly 5, 2014, saw the start of 101st Tour de France in Leeds. Read about the overall contenders and click links in underneath scheme for favourites per stage. Obviously, all these articles were written before the start of the race. (Slideshow route/profile)

Tour de France 2014: Favourites per stage

Date Favourites Length Description
1 Sa 5-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 1 favourites Cav, Greipel or…? 190 km flat
2 Su 6-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 2 favourites Wanted: (Hilly) Classic specialists 201 km hilly
3 Mo 7-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 3 favourites Fast men in London 155 km flat
4 Tu 8-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 4 favourites Sprint battle on French roads 163.5 km flat
5 We 9-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 5 favourites Mini Roubaix with many complexities 156 km cobble stones
6 Th 10-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 6 favourites Back to the fast men 194 km flat
7 Fr 11-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 7 favourites 2 short climbs mean advantage Sagan? 234.5 km flat
8 Sa 12-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 8 favourites 3 climbs in the finale to suit the puncheurs 161 km uphill finish
9 Su 13-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 9 favourites Take your pick from the big 3 170 km flat
10 Mo 14-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 10 favourites French favourites on Bastille Day? 161.5 km mountains
Rest day
11 We 16-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 11 favourites Sagan’s chance? 187,5 km hilly
12 Th 17-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 12 favourites Big sprint before the big mountains 185.5 km hilly
13 Fr 18-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 13 favourites Breakaway with strong climbers to succeed? 197.5 km mountains
14 Sa 19-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 14 favourites GC men to battle it out 177 km mountains
15 Su 20-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 15 favourites Greipel/Cavendish Clash again, or…? 222 km flat
Rest day
16 Tu 22-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 16 favourites The Amazing Nibali Downhill Show 237.5 km mountains
17 We 23-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 17 favourites Joaquim Rodríguez to show who’s boss? 124.5 km mountains
18 Th 24-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 18 favourites Big cols, big winner 145.5 km mountains
19 Fr 25-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 19 favourites Sprinters or escapees? 208,5 km flat
20 Sa 26-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 20 favourites Who wins all decisive time trial 54 km ITT
21 Su 27-7 Tour de France 2014 stage 21 favourites Sprint giants battle it out in Paris 137.5 km flat

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