Stop me if you have heard this before: Chris Froome enters today’s stage with the yellow jersey. It will be the eleventh stage in a row that Froome has dawned the top jersey after he strengthened his lead following Stage 17.
Alberto Contador is more than four and a half minutes behind Froome in second, while Roman Kreuziger sits in third.
How will today’s stage play out?
Here is all of the information you will need to catch the latest stage of the 2013 Tour de France:
Location: Starts in Gap ends in Alpe-d’Huez
Dates: Saturday, June 29 through Sunday, July 21
Start Time: 8:00 a.m. ET
TV Info: NBC, NBC Sports Network
Live Stream: NBC Live Extra
Here is a video preview of Stage 18 (Gap to Alpe-d’Huez):
|Thursday, July 18||18||Gap to Alpe-d’Huez||NBCSN||6 a.m – 11 p.m.|
|Friday, July 19||19||Bourg-d’Oisans to
|NBCSN||6 a.m – 11 p.m.|
|Saturday, July 20||20||Annecy to Annecy-Semonz||NBCSN||7:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.|
|Sunday, July 21||21||Versailles to
Paris Champs Élysées
|NBCSN||11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.|
|Sunday, July 28||-||Recap Show||NBC||12:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m|