Tour de France Countdown 2016

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Tour de France countdown 2016

The Tour de France begins in just two days' time but there is still plenty to come before the peloton rolls out of Mont-Saint-Michel on Saturday morning for a 188km stage to Utah Beach. Before the 103rd Tour gets underway, Cyclingnews will bring you all the latest from the team press conferences, the team presentation, along with all the news you need to know.


We will also be continuing our countdown to the Tour with several features on the race and the third instalment of the 1996 Tour de France - 20 years on podcast across the next two days.

Tour de France countdown features

Tour de France 2016: Race preview

How to beat Chris Froome at the Tour de France

10 years of Fabian Cancellara's storied Tour de France career

A beginner's guide to the Tour de France

Tour de France: 5 young debutants to watch

Quintana, Morzine and the echoes of 'Lucho and Parra'

Contador: Winning the Tour de France is the only thing on my mind

Will the USA see another Tour de France winner?

Dan Martin: I can compete in the Tour de France mountains

Degenkolb: The long road back to the Tour de France

Inside Nacer Bouhanni's Tour de France lead-out train

Australians at the 2016 Tour de France

Tour de France 2016: 8 key stages - Video