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Writing Historical past with the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift


“We might be wanting again on this in 100 years”, stated an enthusiastic Marion Rousse, conscious of the historic significance of the start of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift.

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Christian Prudhomme and Marion Rousse current the Tour de France femme avec Zwift

Certainly, the minds that drew up the route of this watershed occasion in girls’s biking turned to the legacy of the Grande Boucle for inspiration. The guideline of this eight-stage race is to honour the previous of the occasion while wanting ahead to the longer term and staying true to the requirements of the current. The present will get on the highway on the Champs-Élysées, which has hosted the ultimate stage of the Tour since 1975 and the place the primary bouquet might be awarded to whoever wins there on twenty fourth July. A dash end is on the playing cards on the subsequent day in Provins, so the yellow jersey might soar from rider to rider in a merry-go-round, not least as a result of the wearer will even need to defend it on the stage to Épernay… held on the identical puncheur-friendly terrain the place Julian Alaphilippe lit up the Tour in 2019.

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The Tour de France 2022 Femmes jerseys

The subsequent stage has one thing new in retailer within the coronary heart of the vineyards of Champagne: white gravel roads of the kind that usually animate the lads’s races, together with Paris–Excursions and phases over the Plateau des Glières. Midway via the Tour, Bar-sur-Aube will present a chance to take inventory of the scenario. The peloton might change tack because it delves deeper into japanese France, beginning with a trek via the Alsatian vineyards that can depart breakaway specialists licking their lips. The stage 7 end on the high of Markstein, in distinction, is one for the mountain goats: the Petit Ballon–Platzerwasel–Grand Ballon sequence might be a Vosges basic of kinds. The closing stage will cram in a number of hallowed websites of biking, the place legends have been written in each period, from René Pottier, the primary rider to go over the Ballon d’Alsace within the 1905 Tour to Tadej Pogačar, who turned the 2020 version on its head on La Planche des Belles Filles. The ladies of the category of 2022 might be tackling the “Tremendous” model of the climb, which is one kilometre longer and can set the stage for the climactic showdown.

Key factors:
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Race director Marion Rousse offered the inaugural version of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift, scheduled for twenty fourth to thirty first July 2022, on the Palais des Congrès in Paris.
Ø The eight phases that make up the occasion seize the essence of biking previous, current and future, from the Champs-Élysées, the place the opening stage might be determined proper earlier than the lads’s Tour de France involves an in depth, all the way in which to the Tremendous Planche des Belles Filles, to not point out the Ballon d’Alsace and a white gravel highway stage within the vineyards of Champagne.
Ø Extra details about the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift 2022 HERE.

The eight phases of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift:

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Sunday 24 July
Stage 1: Paris Eiffel Tower > Paris Champs-Élysées, 82 km

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Monday 25 July
Stage 2: Meaux > Provins, 135 km

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Tuesday 26 July
Stage 3: Reims > Épernay, 133 km

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Wednesday 27 July
Stage 4: Troyes > Bar-sur-Aube, 126 km

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Thursday 28 July
Stage 5: Bar-le-Duc > Saint-Dié-des-Vosges, 175 km

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Friday 29 July
Stage 6: Saint-Dié-des-Vosges > Rosheim, 128 km

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Saturday 30 July
Stage 7: Sélestat > Le Markstein, 127 km

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Sunday 31 July
Stage 8: Lure > Tremendous Planche des Belles Filles, 123 km

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