Cycling Weekly’s coverage of this year’s Tour de France will be our most comprehensive ever.
Here’s what you can expect over the next three weeks, starting with the opening 2009 Tour de France stage in Monaco on Saturday, July 4, all the way up to the finale in Paris on Sunday, July 26.
TOUR DE FRANCE STAGE REPORTS
After each and every Tour stage we will post up an instant report and analysis from the race, with results and photos.
LATEST TOUR NEWS
All the breaking news, analysis, comment, interviews and more from our team of reporters in France.
LIVE TOUR UPDATES
We will be covering seven key stages with interactive live text updates. Every move made in the race will be charted, and we welcome readers’ questions and views which will be added for everyone to read. Our coverage is presented in association with Kidney Research UK.
We’ve filmed a selection of short interviews with key players in this year’s Tour, plus we’ll be talking to riders and team staff as the race progresses. You’ll find these in our video section.
TOUR DE FRANCE ROUTE GUIDE
We’ve written a full preview to every stage of this year’s Tour de France, including maps, profiles, stage facts and more.
TOUR TEAMS AND RIDERS
Want to know who’s riding? Take a look at our up-to-date rider listing and team guide, giving you the lowdown on each squad’s key riders. We also pick our top ten Tour prediction.
World-renowned cycling photographers Graham Watson and Andy Jones will be providing photos from the Tour de France. With their unrivalled access to the race and riders we’ll be bringing your photos that no one else can.
FOLLOW THE TOUR ON TWITTER
We’ll be posting regular updates on the Cycling Weekly Twitter feed to keep you bang up to date on what’s happening in the Tour: news, rumours, instant results and more.
HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE FORUM
Join in with chat about the Tour de France on the Cycling Weekly forum, and if you dare – take part in the online prediction game.
Tour de France 2009 – Cycling Weekly’s full coverage