HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY EVERYONE!!!!VERSUS NETWORK
Well, if it's July 4th, then that means the Tour de France starts tomorrow. We watch quite a bit of cycling in our house - just about every Sunday is Cyclism Sunday on the Versus Network.
The Versus Network is the official broadcaster of the 95th annual Tour de France which takes place from July 5th through July 27th. This years Tour de France covers 3,500 kilometers in 21 stages, including 2 personal time trials and 2 rest days.
I plan on watching more than my fair share of the tour. Versus shows live coverage of the tour every morning with recaps throughout the day. Check the Versus website for the complete TV schedule and to watch live streaming video directly on their website.
Visit the official Tour de France website to find out all the latest news about the tour and view videos, read articles and much more.
RIDERS TO WATCH
There are 199 riders, representing 20 teams, that will be starting in the Tour de France tomorrow. Here are the riders, and the teams they ride for, that I will be paying special attention to during the tour.
Cadel Evans - Silence Lotto
Robbie McEwen - Silence Lotto
Fabian Cancellara - Team CSC
Stuart O'Grady - Team CSC
Christian Vandevelde - Garmin Chipolte
David Millar - Garmin Chipolte
Oscar Freire - Rabobank
Thor Hushhovd - Credit Agricole
Mark Cavendish - Team Columbia
George Hincapie - Team Columbia
Alejandro Valverde - Caisse D'Epargne
I CAN'T WAIT FOR THE TOUR TO START!!!!