Brussels will host the start of the tour de france in 2019. Stage by stage guide route map start dates plus daily preview and profiles.
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Tour de france brussels route. Tour de france 2019. Thalys is the connection between france and belgium between paris and brussels between the grand depart of the tour de france 2019 and the historic finish on the champs elysees. On sunday 7 july 2019 there will be a team time trial in brussels finishing at the atomium.
Spectators might witness the first surprises of the 2019 tour de france beginning with a new leader unless the sprinter who will have most likely taken the lead the previous day is part of a team of time trial specialiststhe wide streets of brussels provide the ideal route for an impressive team effort with few turns and a series of false flats that will truly test riders technical. The first stage on saturday 6 july 2019 goes from brussels via charleroi back to brussels. The route features four gently sloping stretches all at around 4 while the roads are wide and straight.
See stage details below. Brussels brussels 1945km mike teunissen jumbo visma took an unexpected victory on stage one of the 2019 tour de france beating. The 2019 tour de france has been dubbed the highest in history.
For the second time the capital will receive the start of the tour to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first tour victory of eddy merckx in 1969. Saturday 6 july at 1945 kilometres the 1st stage of the tour de france is an out and back race in brussels. The route takes in the iconic wall of geraardsbergen but as the cobbled hill is crested in the first part of the race it wont have an impact on the battle for the first maillot jaune.
Bonus seconds they will be distributed at the finish of each normal stage and will offer respectively 10 6 and 4 seconds to the first three. The main features of the 2019 tour de france are that it is almost entirely in the eastern half of france indeed much of it will be close to frances eastern borders. Bonuses of the tour de france.
It is also being billed as the highest tour de france ever with most of the route taking riders through the upland areas of southern france. Route map stage profile intermediate sprint race favourites. It is a perfect parcours to go all out.
Bonus point sprints will be reintroduced in 2019. Tour de france 2019. Thalys takes 1 hour 22 minutes to connect the two cities and in july the riders will take between 85 and 90 hours to cycle from one capital to the other.
It climbs the muur van geraardsbergen. Sunday 7 july the tour de frances 2nd stage is a team time trial of 276 kilometres in brussels belgium. Stage 1 of the tour de france 2019 is 192km from brussels south to charleroi and back to brussels.
Bonus points it was an innovation on the last tour de france. Stage one july 6.
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