Criterium du Dauphine route revealed

Race organiser ASO has revealed the route for the 66th edition of the Criterium du Dauphiné. In what will be the final stage race for many riders before the Tour de France kicks off in Yorkshire, the eight-day stage race in the south-east of France follows a largely mountainous route. Team Sky's Chris Froome is set to defend his 2013 title as are fellow Tour de France contenders Albert Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) and Vincenzo Nibali (Astana).

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