How do the Tour de France 2022 time trials work?

The race against the clock is a highlight of the games, but what are the rules?

Filippo Ganna
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The Tour de France 2022 gets underway on Friday 1 July with a 13km time trial around the Danish city of Copenhagen, with the complete field of riders racing against the clock to begin their Tour campaigns. 

Another time trial presents itself on the penultimate stage of the Tour this year as well, which will ultimately crown the yellow jersey winner around the 40km route from Lacapelle Marival to Rocamadour.

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.