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Tour de France 2019: Schedule, Classifications, Teams & Riders, TV Channel and Live Stream

The 2019 Tour de France starts its severe, three-week journey through France on Saturday, and the current year’s rendition of the race is the most wide open in years. The 2019 Tour de France looks set to be one for the pure climbers, with five mountain top completes over the total distance of 3,460km. The race keeps running from Saturday July 6 to Sunday July 28 and will include it’s typical 21 stages with two rest days after stages 10 and 15.

Tour de France 2019 Classifications

The standard classifications and jerseys will once again highlight: yellow jersey for the overall classification, polka-dots for the mountains classification, green for the points classification and white for the best youthful rider classification.

A combativity prize will be granted to the most forceful rider every day, while a super-combativity prize will be granted to a rider toward the finish of the Tour.

Bonus seconds will indeed be appropriated on the finish line with 10, six and three seconds accessible to every one of the first three over the line on each stage.

The coordinators have additionally presented bonus seconds on climbs along the course, with seconds granted to the first riders over the top of the following climbs first:

  • Stage 3: Côte de Mutigny
  • Stage 6: Col des Chevrères
  • Stage 8: Côte de la Jaillière
  • Stage 9: Côte de Saint-Just
  • Stage 12: Hourquette d’Ancizan
  • Stage 15: Mur de Péguère
  • Stage 18: Col du Galibier
  • Stage 19: Col de l’Iseran

Tour de France 2019 Teams and Riders

Similarly as with 2018, 22 teams will take to the beginning of the Tour de France, with the field made up of the 18 WorldTour teams in addition to four wildcard picks from the coordinators, ASO. Each team will have eight riders, totalling 176 riders on the begin line.

A year ago’s edition of the Tour was won by Great Britain’s Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) in front of Dutchman Tom Dumoulin and Thomas’ team-mate and four-time champ, Chris Froome.

Neither Dumoulin or Froome will ride this year – however Thomas heads up Team Ineos. He’s listed on the begin order nearby other GC contenders however, for example, Nairo Quintana (Movistar), Romain Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale), Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) and Richie Porte (Trek – Segafredo).

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) will in all likelihood come back to attempt to add to his stage count of 11 and add a seventh green jersey to his palmarès.

The sprinter field will once again be stacked with the world’s best quick men. In spite of the fact that 30-time stage champ Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) will be absent, as well as Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates), everyone may see some new faces sparkle.

Obviously, everyone will have their eyes on Sagan, and Elia Viviani (Deceuninck–Quick-Step), yet in addition any semblance of Dylan Groenewegen (LottoNL-Jumbo), Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ), among others.

Tour de France 2019 Teams

  • Team Ineos (Great Britain)
  • EF Education First (USA)
  • Ag2r La Mondiale (France)
  • Team Sunweb (Germany)
  • Bahrain-Merida (Bahrain)
  • Mitchelton-Scott (Australia)
  • Movistar (Spain)
  • CCC Team (Poland)
  • UAE Team Emirates (United Arab Emirates)
  • Deceuninck – Quick-Step (Belgium)
  • Bora-Hansgrohe (Germany)
  • Astana (Kazakstan)
  • Dimension Data (Russia)
  • Katusha-Alpecin (Switzerland)
  • Groupama-FDJ (France)
  • Jumbo-Visma (Netherlands)
  • Lotto-Soudal (Belgium)
  • Trek-Segafredo (USA)
  • Total-Direct Energie (France)
  • Cofidis, Solutions Crédits (France)
  • Wanty-Groupe Gobert (Belgium)
  • Arkéa-Samsic (France)

Tour de France 2019 Schedule

The 21-stage race starts on July 6, and wraps up 23 days after the fact on July 28. Riders are given only two rest days during the grueling 2,162-mile competition.

*All times Eastern

StageDateDistanceDepartArriveCoverage start
Stage 1Sat., July 6192km (119 mi.)BrusselsBrussels5:30 a.m.
Stage 2Sun., July 727km (16.7 mi.)Brussels-Palais RoyalBrussels-Atomium8:00 a.m.
Stage 3Mon., July 8214km (133 mi.)BincheEpernay6:00 a.m.
Stage 4Tue., July 9215km (133 mi.)ReimsNancy6:00 a.m.
Stage 5Wed., July 10169km (105 mi.)Saint-Die-des-VosgesColmar6:00 a.m.
Stage 6Thu., July 11157km (97.5 mi.)MulhouseLa Planche des Belles Filles7:00 a.m.
Stage 7Fri., July 12230km (142 mi.)BelfortChalon-sur-Saone6:30 a.m.
Stage 8Sat., July 13199km (123 mi.)MaconSaint-Etienne5:00 a.m.
Stage 9Sun., July 14170km (105 mi.)Saint-EtienneBrioude6:30 a.m.
Stage 10Mon., July 15218km (135 mi.)Saint-FlourAlbi6:00 a.m.
Rest DayTue., July 16
Stage 11Wed., July 17167km (104 mi.)AlbiToulouse7:00 a.m.
Stage 12Thu., July 18202km (125.5 mi.)ToulouseBagneres-de-Bigorre5:00 a.m.
Stage 13Fri., July 1927km (16.7 mi.)PauPau7:30 a.m.
Stage 14Sat., July 20117km (72.5 mi.)TarbesCol du Tourmalet7:00 a.m.
Stage 15Sun., July 21185km (115 mi.)LimouxFoix5:30 a.m.
Rest DayMon., July 22
Stage 16Tue., July 23177km (110 mi.)NimesNimes7:00 a.m.
Stage 17Wed., July 24206km (128 mi.)Pont du GardGap6:00 a.m.
Stage 18Thu., July 25207km (128.5 mi.)EmbrunValloire5:00 a.m.
Stage 19Fri., July 26123km (76 mi.)Saint-Jean-de-MaurienneTignes7:30 a.m.
Stage 20Sat., July 27131km (81 mi.)AlbertvilleVal Thorens7:00 a.m.
Stage 21Sun., July 28127km (79 mi.)RambouilletParis7:30 a.m.

Tour de France TV channel, how to live stream

TV channel: NBCSN

Live stream: NBCSports App, NBC Sports Gold Cycling Pass, fuboTV

The first two stages of the race will be broadcast live on NBCSN, with the station indicating postponed coverage and replays for the rest of the race until the final stage. The premium NBC Sports Gold Cycling Pass offers live, commercial-free coverage and replays of each stage at a $54.99 cost. The Tour de France can likewise be streamed with fuboTV, which offers a free preliminary.

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