Britain's Christopher Froome, center, prepares to leave for a training ride in Porto Vecchio, southern Corsica island, France, Thursday June 27, 2013. The Tour de France cycling race starts in Porto ... more 
Britain's Christopher Froome, center, prepares to leave for a training ride in Porto Vecchio, southern Corsica island, France, Thursday June 27, 2013. The Tour de France cycling race starts in Porto Vecchio on Saturday June 29, and the 198-rider peloton, or pack, is to cover 3,479 kilometers (2,162 miles) over three weeks, 21 stages and two rest days, before an unusual nighttime finish July 21 on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Christophe Ena
Thu, Jun 27, 2013 12:20 PM EDT