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Bilbao prepares the launch pad for the Tour de France


REPORT - The Basque Country and Spain will be honored at the big start in 2023. Guided tour less than 100 days from the event.

Special Envoy to Bilbao

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  • The general classification of the Tour de France

Appointment is made.

Planted in the climb of Pike, which overlooks Bilbao, Thierry Gouvenou, technical director of the Tour de France, projects himself with delight on next July 1, date of the first stage of the Tour 2023, and clings to the profile of his spectacular passage two kilometres, 9.5 km from the finish, with its breathtaking 20% ​​sections.

The red bricks are missing, but it makes you think of the wall of Huy


the famous finish hill of the Flèche Wallonne


There is width, slope, length, something ideal, the kind of hills that we would like to find in many places.

We want to highlight the valleys of the Basque Country, to highlight the best riders of the Tour de France from the first days, from the first stage.

At the top of this hill, we will see the runners in good shape, those who will play for victory in the Tour.

We are lucky to have a generation focused on the attack, with


, Van der Poel…

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Source: lefigaro

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