For its 101st edition, the competition is back in Great-Britain, 7 years after his great departure from London. In 2014, Yorkshire will be the first stage of the Tour de France.
The Tour de France will kick off with a road stage instead of a prologue, like in 2013, when its Corsican adventure started with Marcel Kittel pulling on the yellow jersey everyone expected to see on Mark Cavendish's back.
About the Tour de France
This race, born in 1903 from a competition between two sporting magazines, was first won by a certain Maurice Garin, who still holds the record...
Cycling in France
All the major cities in France have launched their own practical bike hire scheme, often centred around an existing network of cycle paths. Here's a guided tour.