Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: 2003 Tour de France


  
  Tour de France - 2007
Tour de France will be made up of a prologue and 20 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,550 kilometres.
Created by L’Auto magazine, Le Tour de France has from the outset been partly linked with the development of the print...
One of the most original forms of publicity in existence, the Tour de France caravan was originally created in 1930...
www.letour.fr /indexus.html   (176 words)

  
  2003 Tour de France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Tour proved to be one more hotly contested than the previous years, but in the end it was indeed Armstrong who won.
Tyler Hamilton and Levi Leipheimer were involved in a crash early in the Tour.
Armstrong did however withstand the attacks in the end, and took his fifth Tour de France in row, thereby equalling the record of Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Induráin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2003_Tour_de_France   (398 words)

  
 2003 2004 5X 6X Tour De France Merchandise Lance Armstrong 6x DVDs Items
What is not debatable if the fact that the 2006 Tour de France was suffused with dramatic twists and turns, stuffed with excitement and surprises, and proved to be a spellbinding action thriller from start to finish!
The surprise was how masterfully he did it, casting off the pre-race contenders stage by stage and forcing the millions of French spectators to grant him due respect, and even a healthy dose of affection.
This was one of the most thrilling Tours in years, with suspense building every day as to whether Armstrong would shatter one of the most revered records in cycling.
www.kegelsbikes.com /Tour-De-France-Merchandise/Tour-De-France-Merchandise.cfm   (1430 words)

  
 ESPN.com: OLY - 2003 Tour de France Coverage
France eagerly awaits the showdown between Lance Armstron and Jan Ullrich.
The Tour de France is moving into the Alps, where Lance Armstrong is expected to ascend to the top.
Four-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has described his former teammate Tyler Hamilton as a "tough dude" for riding with a broken collarbone.
espn.go.com /oly/tdf2003   (348 words)

  
 Tour de France 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Armstrong and Ullrich Prepare for Tour de France Showdown The leading riders began dueling a day early when Ullrich forced Armstrong into a Stage 18 competitive sprint.
Terrorism Shadows Tour de France Police were on high alert as a Basque separatist group threatened violence during Wednesday's Stage 16, but the race went on without incident.
Hamilton Overcomes Broken Collarbone to Win Tour Stage The 32-year-old CSC team leader finished nearly two minutes ahead of the peloton on Wednesday during one of the Tour's most difficult stages, riding solo for the last 62 miles before the finish.
outside.away.com /outside/tour03   (473 words)

  
 2003 Tour de France -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The (A French bicycle race for professional cyclists that last three weeks and covers about 3,000 miles) Tour de France of 2003 started and ended in (The capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce) Paris.
Leipheimer dropped out, Hamilton continued and got fourth place in the end while riding with what was believed to be a broken (Bone linking the scapula and sternum) collarbone.
Armstrong was in yellow, but Jan Ullrich won the first time trial, one minute ahead of Armstrong, and (Click link for more info and facts about Alexandre Vinokourov) Alexandre Vinokourov and he were both within very short distance from Armstrong.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/2/20/2003_tour_de_france.htm   (545 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 2003 Tour de France was the Centenary version, and it lived up to its title, producing the most exciting and dramatic Tour in over a decade, perhaps ever.
Alessandro Petacchi dominated the first week of the Tour and in the process announced himself as the premier sprinter in the world, only to abandon in stage 7, and the competition for the green jersey came down to the final sprint down the cobblestone streets of Paris.
For example, on stage 8, the 12-hour DVD has a featurette on the history of the Tour at Alpe D'Huez and a retrospective on the career of Richard Virenque before beginning race coverage with the Col du Galibier, the second-to-last stage of the day.
discount-beauty-products-world.com /prod/097439310X/...   (1473 words)

  
 2003 Tour de France trip diary
Live (or almost live) from France, as I follow the TDF from Toulouse through the Pyrenees and on to Paris with the Graham Baxter Sporting Tours group.
There's the France that caters to the tourist (French or foreign) in the most commercial (and expensive!) way, and the other France that exists for the locals (but really seems to enjoy the tourists as well).
For the many people in France on tours built around the race, this is a day they don't have to worry about finding a place to watch the race and just go out and ride.
www.chainreaction.com /diaryfrance2003.htm   (6649 words)

  
 Tour de France 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
All knew that de Galdeano could not keep it in the high mountains and that Sainz was wasting precious energy defending and keeping the Yellow, short term.
This is the longest and one of the toughest stages of the Tour.
Here's my rant: before the start of the Tour, many of the challengers to Armstrong's Tour supremacy noted that the only way to beat Lance was to put his team under stress and do all that's possible to separate him from his team.
www.torelli.com /raceinfo/tdf/tdf2003.html   (13058 words)

  
 2003 de france tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, on a tour of the...
For the 2003 Tour, Cyclingnews is pleased to welcome Floyd back with his exclusive journal.
A Tour de France bike tour in France, unique tour de france bicycle trips in France, Tuscany and Ireland bike tours traveling with DuVine Adventures....
tour.acdom.com /2003-de-france-tour.html   (654 words)

  
 2003 TOUR DE FRANCE 12-HR DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This summer Lance Armstrong won his fifth consecutive Tour and joined an elite group of riders who have won the Tour five times.
Lance Armstrong wrote an unrepeatable chapter of cycling history and has never seemed so vulnerable as in the centenary year of the Tour de France.
This was one of the greatest Tours of all time and saw Jan Ullrich’s return to greatness, the surprise ride and numerous attacks of Alexandre Vinokurov, and the “don’t take off the bike” attitude of Tyler Hamilton, who continued to ride with a broken collarbone - sustained in a crash on stage two.
store.justpushplay.com /rd165bdvd.html   (255 words)

  
 Tom's 2003 Tour de France Page: Welcome!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Enter the Erik's 2003 Tour de France contest, The Daily Peloton's Fantasy Game, (using IE only, per their instructions) or George Chapman's Fantasy Tour de France.
Team CSC is reassessing their goals for the Tour, but at least Hamilton is still riding, after training specifically for the Tour this year.
Some questions have been asked about the 2003 Tour de France poster, available at Velogear and possibly at other places, I just happened to find it there.
home.earthlink.net /~kjtar/2003tdf.html   (9013 words)

  
 Tour de France Bike tours in France, 2006 Tour de France bike trip in France, biking trips le tour, bike tours, Ireland ...
Our clients are inspired by the racers and the wonderful drama that unfolds during the Tour de France, and our goal to get you up close to the race, one day at a time.
Itineraries are subject to change depending on the official 2005 Tour de France schedule.
Itineraries are subject to change depending on the official 2006 Tour de France schedule.
www.duvine.com /tourdefrance.html   (532 words)

  
 VeloNews: 2003 Tour de France Special Coverage
JULY 27 - The 2003 Tour de France returned to where it started three weeks ago and finished with the same winner as the past four years.
And Hinault, the last Frenchman to win the race in 1985, said the increased challenge to Lance Armstrong's yellow jersey this year doesn't mean the 31-year-old American five-time winner is on the wane.
JULY 27 - The victories Lance Armstrong values the most are the ones he worked the hardest for, and the 2003 Tour de France yellow jersey is going to have to rank near the top of that list.
www.velonews.com /tour2003   (891 words)

  
 Topica Email List Directory
Tour de France extended coverage for Mountain Stages:
Friday, July 4 at 10pm ET 2003 coverage starts with OLN’s 2003 Tour de France preview show which will provide last-minute updates.
Tour de France extended coverage for Mountain Stages:
lists.topica.com /lists/tvlog/read/message.html?mid=1713616285&...   (498 words)

  
 tour de france 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Tour de France Bike tours in France, 2005 Tour de France bike trip...
The route Running from Saturday July 5th to Sunday July 27th, the 2003 Tour de France will be made up of one prologue and 20 stages and will cover a
All the best pictures from 2003 as Lance Armstrong won his fifth consecutive Tour de France.
www.getcyclinginfo.com /19/tour-de-france-2003.html   (255 words)

  
 www.cyclingnews.com presents the 90th Tour de France, 2003.
Nantes is the last of the six original 1903 Tour stops, and the city at the mouth of the Loire is one of the most important ports.
From Pau to Bayonne, where the bayonet was invented and home of the tasty "jambon de Bayonne" ham, Stage 16 offers the last significant climbing in the 100th anniversary Tour de France.
As usual, the Tour has shown itself to be a race of elimination, and there are now realistically only two riders able to win the race in Paris next Sunday, as Jeff Jones writes in our second rest day wrap-up.
www.cyclingnews.com /road/2003/tour03/03index.php?id=03default   (2690 words)

  
 Roadcycling.com - Events - Tour de France 2003
The Tour de France 2003 will be the centenary edition of La Grande Boucle.
The 2003 Tour will begin in Paris at the Eiffel Tower on July 5.
Our extensive coverage will include Tour de France news, previews, interviews, diaries, stage reports, live updates, and even more.
www.roadcycling.com /events/tdf2003   (172 words)

  
 le tour de france 2003 and other france related information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Jeremy Whittle: Le Tour: A Century of the Tour de France John Wilcockson: The 2003 Tour De France 2003 Tour de France 4-hour  DVD 2003 Tour de France 12-hour DVD Today's Front Page Armstrong to appear on...
It is a record of the 90th Tour de France in 2003, the centenary year, from...
Tour de France - July 5-27, 2003 The route for the Centenary - "a traditional Tour", says...
www.nethorde.com /france/le-tour-de-france-2003.html   (430 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: The 2003 Tour De France: 100th Anniversary Tour (Tour de France)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 2005 Tour de France (Tour de France) by John Wilcockson
A must for anyone who follows the Tour, this annual book recounts every aspect of the grueling road race, from the course and terrain, to the riders and their teams, to strategies, setbacks, and individual victories.
This year’s edition commemorates the Tour de France centennial with historic photographs of the early days of the race and a recap of its evolution.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1931382263?v=glance   (464 words)

  
 2003 tour de france   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 2003, the elevation of a gay Episcopal priest...
Overall standings With the final weekend still to go, 2003 is being labelled a vintage year for the Tour de France.
Their mother, Kristin, and Armstrong divorced in 2003.
tour.acdom.com /2003-tour-de-france.html   (639 words)

  
 2003 Tour de France Race Photos
Again, more on this great day of riding and viewing the race can be found on the diary page I've maintained during the Tour de France.
But conditions were identical for both Lance and Jan, since they left within three minutes of each other on the final Time Trial of the 2003 Tour de France.
It was with a great amount of fear and trepidation and nail biting that we watched the race unfold on the TV in the blue-collar bar we staked out, about 2.5km from the finish.
www.chainreaction.com /france03racephotos.htm   (1865 words)

  
 Nalini cycling clothing of the Tour de France champions
/Tour de France & Pro 2007/Bianchi Berlin 2007
/Tour de France & Pro 2007/Vendée U 2007
/Tour de France & Pro 2006/Vendée U 2006
www.trikotboerse24.com /english/sitemap.htm   (439 words)

  
 SI.com - Cycling - 2003 Tour de France Index - Thursday July 31, 2003 09:15 AM
Posted: Tuesday July 01, 2003 12:15 PM Updated: Thursday July 31, 2003 9:15 AM Armstrong said his fifth Tour win was "definitely the hardest."
July 27: Mixed memories of Tour for heroic Hamilton
July 3: Armstrong tackles historic Tour in usual manner
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /cycling/news/2003/07/01/tourdefrance   (538 words)

  
 2003 Tour de France in the French Alps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
2003 Tour de France in the French Alps
This weekend sees the Tour de France hit the mountain roads of the French Alps.
Also included are images from the races that pass through the Alps including the Tour de France and
www.cyclingforums.com /showthread.php?t=30621   (354 words)

  
 Tour de France 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Valverde is still recovering from tendinitis that forced him out of the 2005 Tour during Stage 13.
Valverde and his team are reportedly refocusing their late-season goals on the world championships in Madrid, despite the race profile, which is expected to favor full-on sprinters.
Jeremy Whittle: Le Tour: A Century of the Tour de France
notd.blogs.com /tdf   (1683 words)

  
 BikeSource - 2003 Tour de France Preview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Arguably the world's most demanding athletic contest, the Tour de France covers over 2,000 miles in 21 days of racing!
The terrain ranges from flat stretches along France's coastline to majestic climbs in the Alps and Pyrenees.
Millions of spectators line the roads just to catch a brief glimpse of the racers as they streak by.
bikesourceonline.com /site/page.cfm?PageID=278   (105 words)

  
 map of tour de france 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Tour de France : bienvenue sur le site officiel
Map of Tour De France 2003 (Click here to view the original thread with full colors/images) Posted by: Ger Hi There,new to group tonight.
Tour de France Cycling Vacations::Tour de France Bicycle...
www.getcyclinginfo.com /20/map-of-tour-de-france-2003.html   (215 words)

  
 eBay - official 2003 tour de ..., Fan Apparel Souvenirs, DVDs Movies items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
THE TOUR DE FRANCE - NEW - OFFICIAL HISTORY-1903-2
 4 items found for official 2003 tour de...
The Official Tour De France : Centennial 1903-2003 by L 
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=official+2003+tour+de+...   (232 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.