Alpe d Huez?? the first was the 1952 Tour Mountain where the Summit ended. During the centenary Tour de France in 2013, the Dutch mountain?? ?? honored with a double passage. A new milestone for a pitch that is historically over the years. Alpe d Huez Ascension?? from the village of Bourg-d?? L’oisans is 13.8 km long with an average increase of 7.9%. The finish is at an altitude of 1860 m.Along the 21 hairpins should be taken. These yards are numbered in reverse, starting with the curve, 21, who is named after the first winner, Fausto Coppi. All champions have their own sitting area, which some have to share, because from 22th winner again down has begun. Curve 7 is known as the Dutch curve?? ??, where Orange supporters gather.
The first time
In 1952 received some local hoteliers managed to leave Tour fee finish on?? their?? the mountain. It was the first time a stage finished on top of a mountain. Fausto Coppi was the first up. He also won the other two up arrivals in the same year debuted in the Tour: Sestriere and Puy de Dôme.
Hand in hand
In 1986 ended at Alpe d’Huez?? High sustained fight between Bernard Hinault and Greg LeMond. The American, who rode into the yellow Jersey, had the move foiled another attack by Frenchman, nota bene, his teammate on the La Vie Claire. Together they drove to the top, where they finished hand-in-hand.Hinault, Lemond won stage Tour.
1999, Giuseppe Guerini was solo on the way to the victory stage. In the final phase, he was forced to swerve suddenly a shooting spectators standing in the middle of the road. That man in last minute also stepped aside, the Italian climber still collided heads with him, to the dismay of the crowd. Guerini scribbled quickly and still won the trip.
In 2008, the Tour decided on Alpe d’Huez??. The CSC team of Bjarne Riis took a tactical masterpiece implement that Cadel Evans, the favorite for the final victory, was covered. Fränk Schleck rode in yellow, but his teammate Carlos Sastre chose early attack and no one dared go after him. Sastre won the stage and the Tour.
Alpe d’Huez is 27 times?? the site was in the Tour. The Dutch won the most often, eight, followed by the Italians, who were winning seven times, six times in the 1990s. France won surprisingly only three times: Bernard Hinault in 1986, Pierre Rolland and Christophe Riblon 2011 2013.
?? The Dutch mountain??
From the first climb was fourteen, fourteen years, eight were won by Dutchman Joop Zoetemelk in 1976 and?? 79, Hennie Kuiper in 1977 and?? 78,?? Peter Winnen 1981 and 83 in 1988 and Steven Rooks Gert-Jan Theunisse in 1989. The Dutch Minister Jaap Reutenbourg launched Orange success always Church on the mountain. Despite the fact that this year no longer be extracted, State Alpe d’Huez?? still known as the Dutch mountain?? ??. Only in the fourth Bordeaux Netherlands more stage wins, twelve in total.
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