A.S.O. Releases 2012 Tour de France Route Tailor-Made for Alberto Contador

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10/18/2011| 0 comments
by Reuters and Roadcycling.com

A.S.O. Releases 2012 Tour de France Route Tailor-Made for Alberto Contador

The 2012 Tour de France, featuring new steep climbs and a large dose of time trialing, is expected to suit three-time Tour de France Champion Alberto Contador of Team Saxo Bank-SunGard -- if he takes part, that is.

to Tour de France competitions director Jean-Francois Pescheux, should favor the sprint specialists, with world champion Mark Cavendish of Britain expected to add to his 20 Tour de France stage victories.

The 2012 Tour de France will start in Liege, Belgium on June 30 and end on July 22 in Paris.

You'll find Roadcycling.com's Neil Browne's analysis of the 2012 Tour de France route here.

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