The 101st running of the Tour de France began Saturday, July 5th and will run through Sunday, July 27th. In total, the finishing teams/riders will have traveled 2,276.7 miles (3,664 kilometers) on their way to a chance at victory.
The riders raced on the Champs-Elysees as the sun cast golden hues over the peloton and shadows lengthened over the dense, cheering crowds.
Froome has dominated rivals over three weeks on the road and coolly adroitly dealt with doping suspicions off it.
Chris Froome retained his big race lead Saturday to all but ensure he will become Britain’s second consecutive Tour de France champion.
Chris Froome used the first tough mountain stage to take command of the Tour de France on Saturday.