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2013 Tour de France
Pre-race Press Conferences
Thursday, June 27


100th edition: June 29- July 21, 2013

Back to 2013 Tour de France

The 2013 Tour de France starts on the island of Corsica.

PRess conferences ferry

Most of the team press conferences were held on this ferry which will follow the Tour's first stages.

Porto Vecchio

Porto Vecchio panorama

Chirstian Prudhomme

Tour boss Christian Prudhomme

Robert Gesink

The old Rabobank team raced as "Blanco" for a while. Now it has Belkin as its primary sponsor. This is their protected rider Robert Gesink.

Bauke Mollema

Bauke Mollema at the press conference.

Team Belkin

The Belkin team.

Alberto Contador

Alberto Contador answers questions.

Mihael Rogers

Michael Rogers

Daniele Bennati

Daniele Bennati

Alberto Contador

Alberto Contador with his bike. Like the blue brake hood covers.

Andy Schleck

Andy Schleck

Luca Guercilena

Radio Shack manager Luca Guercilena

Sylvain Chavanel

Sylvain Chavanel

Mark Cavendish

Mark Cavendish

Tony Martin

Tony Martin

Omega Pharma-Quick Step

Omega Pharma-Quick Step

Team FDJ

Team FDJ

Thibaut Pinot

FDJ rider Thibaut Pinot

Arthur Vichot

New French road champion Arthur Vichot

Nacer Bouhanni

FDJ speedster Nacer Bouhanni

Chris Froome

The man of the hour, Christopher Froome

Team Sky

Team Sky

Edvald Boasson Hagen

Edvald Boasson Hagen

Richie porte

Richie Porte

Sergio Henao

Sergio Henao

Dave Brailsford

Sky boss Dave Brailsford

Alejandro Valverde and Eusebio Unzue

Movistart team manager Eusebio Unzue and Alejandro Valverde

Nairo Quintana

Nairo Alexander Quintana

Philippe Gilbert

Philippe Gilbert has arrived.

Cadel Evans

Cadel Evans

Tejay Van Garderen

Tejay Van Garderen

Stefano Zanatta and Peter Sagan

Stefano Zanatta and Peter Sagen

Peter Sagan

Peter Sagan

Peter Sagan

Hulk graphic on Sagan's bike.