Saturday, July 5th, the 2014 Tour de France starts in Leeds, England. The closing stage, on July 27th, finishes as per usual on the Champs Elysees in Paris. In the mean-time, riders face a broad mix of terrain including cobbles, sprints, 6 summit finishes and an individual time trial on the penultimate day. (Slideshow route/profile)
Click on the individual stages in the chart below for detailed information on the stage routes. Click here for an overview of the full course.
Tour de France 2014 stage scheme:
Tour de France 2014: Images and more
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