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Tour de France Stage 3

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France - Boulogne

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From: 2015.07.03 To: 2015.07.03

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This stage, starting in Olonne-sur-Mer, is good for sprinters as it has no major obstacles against picking up speed. Entering Britanny, passing through Loire-Atlantique, the last stretch into the region of Redon on this route is absolutely level, making it quite a thrill to watch the cyclists coming through the finishing line. This insanely-difficult, leg-pumpingly exciting Lycra-clad extraordinaire was born in 1903 amidst much eye-brow raising and jaw-dropping. The French people soon took the Tour de France to their hearts however as it placed their towns, their countryside and their mountains in the spotlight. The Tour de France covers 3,500km over 21 gruelling stages: 10 flat stages, 7 mountain stages, 1 medium mountain stage, 2 individual time-trial stages and 1 team time-trial stage. The current leader is always possible to spot, as he'll be wearing the coveted yellow jersey.

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