The 106th Tour de France will begin with two stages around the Belgian and European capital, including a team time trial.
The Grand Départ will be the opportunity to celebrate two landmarks as the Maillot Jaune will become a centenarian in 2019, 50 years after Eddy Merckx claimed his maiden Tour victory.
Brussels can't wait for its Grand Départ....
The organisers of the Tour de France have chosen the teams that will take part in the 105th edition of the Tour de France (July 7-29).
In accordance with Union Cycliste Internationale rules, the following eighteen UCI WorldTeams are automatically invited to the race:
AG2R La Mondiale (FRA)
Astana Pro Team (KAZ)
Bahrain - Merida (BRN)
Christian Prudhomme, Director of the Tour de France, and Nikolai Setzer, member of the Executive Board of Continental AG responsible for Corporate Purchasing and head of the Tire division agree on a five-year sponsorship deal Continental to supply tires for the main official organization cars of the Tour Tire manufacturer has a long tradition of developing and manufacturing...
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