Two months later than planned, the 107th edition of the Tour de France will start on Saturday in Nice. Due to the many cancelled races due to the corona virus, the Tour is the first major cycling tour of the year
The CCeit follows on all platforms from 29 August to 20 September the performances of among others the Dutch classification riders Tom Dumoulin and Bauke Mollema and sprinter Cees Bol, of Tour winner Egan Bernal and Jumbo-Visma’s man in form Primoz Roglic.
The protocol drawn up by Tour organiser ASO because of the corona measures makes the CCeit approach this year different from normal. Nevertheless, it contains all the elements that make the Tour at the CCeit so unmistakable. With live reports of all 21 stages on radio, television and online, analyses and interviews after the race and with The Evening Stage as the end of the day for three weeks.
Live to follow
All stages can be seen via NPO 1, the CCeit app and CCeit.nl and followed via Radio Tour de France on NPO Radio 1
On CCeit.nl and in the app a live blog is kept during the race and online you can also find extra footage, interviews with the riders and other protagonists, reports, the rankings and an overview of the stages.
On Teletext all information about the Tour can be found from page 850. Special Tour pages with news, reports and the rankings will inform you quickly and clearly.
Jubilee Radio Tour
Radio Tour de France and the Tour are linked for fifty years this year. In order to pay due attention to this, every broadcast is taken a plunge into history. Just back in time, to the long gone – but never forgotten – radio commentary by Harrie Jansen, Heinze Bakker, Jorrit Jorritsma, Fred Racké and of course the unequalled Theo Koomen.
Uiteraard should not miss reporter Sebastiaan Timmerman this year for the report from the course. This year he will get on the bike again and Gio Lippens will comment on the stages. Former riders Thomas Dekker and Tom Veelers join the analyses.
Radio Tour de France is presented by Robbert Meeder and Gert van ‘t Hof and can be heard every day from 14.00 to 18.30 hours on NPO Radio 1.
On television follows the finish programme from Hilversum directly after the stage. It analyses the stage with cycling experts and switches with France for interviews with the protagonists of the day.
Adventure stage from the Netherlands
You can’t miss The Evening Stage. This year Dione de Graaff will not travel through France, but through the Netherlands. Every evening the table is set in a characteristic location with a story from Dutch cycling history. Herman van der Zandt, who as eyewitness in France follows the Tour
October week The Evening Stage will start around half past nine, in the weekend the broadcast can be seen between 22.00 and 23.00 hours.
Do you want to take the last kilometers of the Tour every day? Sign up for the Finish Alert of the Tour de France. Handy if you don’t want to miss anything of the radio report in the last kilometers of a stage.
Subscribe to the Finish Alert via the NPO Radio 1 app.