Explore Corsica by Le Tour de France sportive launched for 2017

The four stage event will take place in May 2017 on the Mediterranean island

Photo: ASO

Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), the organiser of the Tour de France has teamed up with Carma Sport to organise a new sportive on the island of Corsica.

The four stage sportive, which runs from Thursday May 25 to Sunday May 28, aims to explore the French region and give riders the chance to discover its stunning scenery.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.