La Grande Boucle

Le Tour de France 2012, Plateau-de-Beille

Le Tour de France 2012, Plateau-de-Beille

Yes! Uzès in on the map for Le Tour de France 2012.

Saturday July 14th (Stage 13), make sure you get up early to get the best seat and see the best riders in the world’s most exciting cycling race.

Read more about the course and the programme for Saturday in the Tour’s official page here.

Not a piece of cake say the organisers: “”Another long stage. This one stretches 217 km from Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux to Cap d’Agde, where the bunch will embrace the Mediterranean. A treasure trove of beautiful TV pictures… and the prospect of a sprint finish, at least among those fast men who have managed not to lose contact on the climb up the Mont-Saint-Clair, 23 kilometres from the finish. In other words, the stage is not a piece of cake and the race could go crazy. Moreover, the wind is always a menace near the Mediterranean, and we already saw what it can do when the Tour visited La Grande Motte in 2009…”


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