News - 05/05 - 16:39


The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has announced the dates of its new calendar following the postponement of numerous cycling races and events.

With regards to A.S.O.’s UCI World Tour events, return to play will begin with the Critérium du Dauphiné from the 12th to the 16th August, over 5 days instead of the usual 8. It will be essential in preparing...

The stage film - 13/10 - 18:15

Wallays, five years after!

Winner of Paris-Tours back in 2014, Jelle Wallays (LTS) managed to conquer yet another victory on the French classic but on a course far different to the one of his first triumph. The Belgian took off with over fifty kilometres to go on the first of nine “vine tracks” on the menu. He then managed to stay clear of the group of favourites before winning with a comfortable...

News - 12/10 - 18:30


Key points:

Just like last year, when Søren Kragh Andersen used the rugged terrain as a launchpad to claim a solo win, the 113th edition of Paris–Tours should come down to a showdown among classics specialists. Oliver Naesen, Niki Terpstra, and Stefan Küng will be vying for his crown this year. For the second time running, the peloton will have to...

News - 10/10 - 13:57

Stefan Küng: “The more demanding it is, the better it suits me”

Recent bronze medallist at the World Championships in Yorkshire after blowing up the race at more than 60 kilometres from the finish, Stefan Küng is among the riders on form as the season nears its end. The Swiss rider from the Groupama FDJ team also expects to be in his element on the uncomfortable terrain to try to win Sunday in Tours.

Several riders have already...

News - 03/10 - 16:09

One for the big boys

The 113th edition of Paris–Tours, scheduled to start in Chartres on Sunday 13 October, exerts a magnetic pull on both classics specialists and the hardiest fast men, who will all have a shot at winning the race at the end of the 217 km course designed for 2019. Pretenders such as Niki Terpstra, Oliver Naesen and Nils Politt can take the fight to defending champion...

News - 24/09 - 11:45

The path to success

For the 113th edition of Paris-Tours, which will take place this coming 13 October, the formula of unpaved roads capable of favouring an eventful race have been brought back, with a slightly shorter distance and a reworked layout. The 217km race will start in Chartres, while the Paris-Tours Espoirs peloton will kick-off the action using the final 186 kilometres, starting in Bonneval....

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