BikeRadar video of the week: Tour de France ’09 presentation highlights

The announcement of next year's exciting route

Tour de France '09 presentation highlights

The 2009 Tour de France presentation took place last week in Paris, where next year’s route was unveiled. Taking place from 4-26th July, the Tour starts in Monaco, passing through Spain, Andorra, Switzerland and Italy.


It’s set to be a more exciting route than 2008, with the final showdown taking place on the slopes of Le Mont Ventoux, the day before the race finishes on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.

To read more about the Tour route, see our news report from the presentation.


Here’s a highlights video from the presentation, including appearances from Alberto Contador, Mark Cavendish and Cadel Evans.