Tour de France 2007 map

The Tour de France organisers unveiled an easier but original route for the 2007 race in the hope that the race will not be marked by the doping scandals that wrecked this year?s event.

Rumours had been circulating of a stage over Mont Ventoux, forty years after the death of Tommy Simpson and a return to the Massif Central, instead organisers opted for easier mountain stages in the hope of creating a closer race.

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