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Getting Ready for the Tour de France

Getting Ready for the Tour de France

Tour de France 2022 This year’s Tour will span 3328 km inside the classic 21 days of racing. There will be 6 mountain stages, 2…

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Tour de France 2022

This year’s Tour will span 3328 km inside the classic 21 days of racing. There will be 6 mountain stages, 2 individual time-trials, and plenty of flat stages for breakaways and exciting sprint finishes. Stage 7 will be the longest with 220 km while stage 11 will take riders to the highest point at the top of Col du Galibier, a breath taking 2607 metres above sea level. If last year is anything to go by, then the winner will be expected to maintain an average speed of 41,17 kilometres per hour over nearly 83 hours of racing. It’s clear that every competitor will have to be in the shape of their life. �Ahead of the #TDF2022 Grand Départ from Denmark, @Letour is meeting the "golden generation" of Danish cycling Today: �� @Mads_Pedersen ⤵ pic.twitter.com/F6tVUkcEHj — Tour de France™ (@LeTour) June 22, 2022 It takes the whole season

Competing at the Tour de France is the highlight of every cyclist’s season, if not their whole career. That’s why most pros plan their season with the main goal to peak just as the Tour kicks off. The preparation often starts around 7 months before the Tour and includes several training macro-cycles. They will be building an aerobic base, adding high-intensity, doing race-specific training, and tapering. Let’s take a closer look at each of these training stages. Building a base

The Tour is set to start on the 1 st of July which means […]

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