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Our Tour de France Stage 19 online roadside party is sponsored by Carrie Cheadle, M.A.
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Tune into your favorite live broadcast of the Tour de France on Friday, July 22 at 8 AM and then join us here for witty banter with Neil Browne and other cycling fans!
This stage is a quickie at 109 kilometers long, however it finishes on the Alpe d’ Huez with two climbs preceding it. As Sean Yates told CyclingNews.com, “The Alpe d’Huez may be legendary, but it’s actually not that hard.” Regardless, the final twist of the sword into possible contenders’ backs will occur on the final slopes of the stage.