101th Tour de France runs from Saturday July 5th to Sunday July 27th 2014; this year there are 21 stages covering a total distance of 3,656 kilometres.
The teams will be battling it out over
- 9 flat stages
- 5 hill stages
- 6 mountain stages with 5 altitude finishes
- 1 individual time-trial stage
- 2 rest days
Last year’s winner Chris Froome is back to defend his title with the Sky team including Sir Bradley Wiggins.
The start of the race is in England – here is the British section start in Yorkshire