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DIRECT. Tour de France 2024: borders to disrupt the sprinters ? The 6th stage

After winning the a 35th success this Wednesday, the Briton is aiming for a new victory this Thursday in a particularly flat, but windy 6th stage.

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13:35 – The fictitious start

Here we go for the 6th & ;eac;stage of this Tour de France with 8 kilometers of stroll through the streets of Mâcon.

13: 30 – Today's favorites

With a final straight of 800m, it is hard to see the sprinters being fooled. Beyond by Mark Cavendish, Jasper Philipsen (Alpecin-Deceuninck), Dylan Groenewegen (Team Jayco AlUla), Mads Pedersen (Lidl-Trek), Arnaud De Lie (Lotto DSTN), Fernando Gaviria (Movistar Team), Fabio Jakobsen (Team dsm-firmenich PostNL), Arnaud D&eacutemare (Ark&eacutea-B&B Hotels), Phil Bauhaus (Bahrain Victorious), Sam Bennett (Decathlon AG2R La Mondiale Team), Biniam Girmay (Intermarché-Wanty) are the favorites of the day.

13:15 – Van Aert's tribute to Cavendish

"I watched him every day on TV. I have a lot of respect for him. For my part, I have 9 victories on the Tour and I am stuck " this total for a while now, so I can imagine how hard it must be to reach 35 successes! He is a real champion and a special character, that's true, but we get on well. I can only take my hat off to him," explained the Belgian Visma rider.

13:00 – Démare believes in his chances

Not successful since the start of the Tour de France, Arnaud D& oacute;mare believes in his luck. " Çit will open in the coming days, I feel it. I felt good, but I got knocked around in the last kilometer. I's patient, perhaps too much, but in any case I was very patient. aggressive as I wanted. This is what I want to remember. I lost a lot of places in the last five hundred meters, he explained. I lost some small battles today that needed to be won, and in fact, I'm wasting a lot of energy trying to maintain my position. But there is room, I am convinced."

12:45 – Girmay, green jersey and fan of Cavendish

The Eritrean runner from the Intermarch-Wanty team finished his race. &agrav; 9th in the stage yesterday and took on the green jersey of best sprinter. He took advantage of it. to pay tribute to the Briton. "Everything is going really well, I was able to win a stage and this time I was still quite close. And I know there will be other opportunities. Mark Cavendish, I saw him win races when I was around ten years old and I always dreamed of him winning races. to be like him. So find myself in the race where ù he beats the record, çit makes me very happy, I'm happy for him. He has just written history…hellip; That's my legend, I'm super happy for him that he won. this step. We know, he’s the best sprinter in the world."

12:30 – Lémotion by Vinokourov

After what happened, Last year I said à Mark that if he wanted to continue for a year, there was no problem, I offered him a contract. I told him that we shouldn't regret two or three years later and that we should try. At 38, a champion like him could still win a stage of the Tour de France. It's beautiful" explained the manager of Astana after the 5th stage.

12:30 – Pogacar has a &quot ;full confidence in him"

"In advance, this is very good news and I can & ;be happy to be – this place. I'm also very happy with my shape, with how I feel on the bike. We will continue day after day and try to have fun. You know there is the individual time trial this week, the scenarios can be reversed but I have full confidence in myself" launchedé the Slovenian, leader of this Tour de France.

12:15 – Congratulations from Merckx

"Congratulations Mark on this historic performance. A good guy who broke my record on the Tour" "launchedé the Belgian legend after the Briton's victory. "I love Eddy. He has always been very kind to me. I didn't remove anything. to the great Merckx. It’s just a number. Merckx remains Merckx" the launch on his side sprinter Mark Cavendish after his 35th victory.

12:00 – The profile of the 6th stage

DIRECT. Tour de France 2024: borders to disrupt the sprinters ? The 6th stage

The stage between Mâcon and Dijon (163 kilometers) promises to be particularly long on a completely flat route with only one small hill listed during the first kilometers. A long straight line of 800 meters should crown a sprinter or a valiant adventurer who will have attempted to race. to do the last kilometer. But be careful all the same; the speed of the wind which could give ideas to certain teams to trap competitors who are not ready to fight. comfortable with borders.

Discover the general classification and the classification of the day's stage at the end of the latter with an update ;agrave; day in minutes.

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What are the dates for Tour de France 2024 ?

The Tour de France 2024 will take place from Saturday June 29 to Sunday July 21, 2024.

Map of the Tour de France

Here is the Tour de France map with a strong southern accent for this 2024 edition

The profile of the 21 steps

Here are the 21 stages of the Tour de France 2024 with all the cities which will host the start or finish of a ' ;eacute;step.

  • 1st stage, Saturday June 29: Florence-Rimini (206 km)
  • 2nd stage, Sunday June 30: Cesenatico-Bologna (200 km)
  • 3rd stage, Monday July 1: Plaisance-Turin (229 km)
  • 4th stage, Tuesday July 2: Pinerolo-Valloire (138 km)
  • 5th stage, Wednesday July 3: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne-Saint-Vulbas (177 km)
  • 6th stage, Thursday July 4: MâDijon (163 km)
  • 7th stage, Friday July 5: Nuits-Saint-Georges-Gevrey-Chambertin, individual time trial (25 km)
  • 8th stage, Saturday July 6: Semur-en-Auxois-Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises (176 km)
  • 9th stage, Sunday July 7: Troyes-Troyes (199 km)
  • Rest day at Orleans, Monday July 8
  • 10th stage, Tuesday July 9: Orl&ans-Saint-Amand-Montrond (187 km)
  • 11th stage, Wednesday July 10: Evaux-les-Bains-Le Lioran (211 km)
  • 12th stage, Thursday July 11: Aurillac-Villeneuve-sur-Lot (204 km)
  • 13th stage, Friday July 12: Agen-Pau (171 km)
  • 14th stage, Saturday July 13: Pau-Saint-Lary-Soulan (152 km)
  • 15th stage, Sunday July 14: Loudenvielle-Plateau de Beille (198 km)
  • Rest day at Gruissan, Monday July 15
  • 16th stage, Tuesday July 16: Gruissan-N&imes (187 km)
  • 17th stage, Wednesday July 17: Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux-Superdévoluy (178 km)
  • 18th stage, Thursday July 18: Gap-Barcelonnette (179 km)
  • 19th stage, Friday July 19: Embrun-Isola 2000 (145 km)
  • 20th stage, Saturday July 20: Nice-Col de Couillole (133 km)
  • 21st stage, Sunday July 21: Monaco-Nice, individual time trial (34 km)
Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116