Aachen wants TdF 2008 time trial

The city of Aachen, Germany, has officially submitted its request to take part in the 2008 Tour de France, the Aachener Zeitung reported today. Mayor Jürgen Linden has asked that the city host the start and finish of a time trial. The city's request is being supported by the neighboring areas in Belgium and the Netherlands. A response is not expected until autumn of 2007.

Courtesy Susan Westemeyer

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