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Breaking down the 2009 Tour de France route

Updated: October 22, 2008, 5:59 PM ET
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Here is the route of the 2009 Tour de France, which was unveiled Wednesday in Paris. ESPN.com's Bonnie D. Ford weighs in on the race's key stages:

July 4: Stage 1 • Monaco-Monaco, individual time trial, 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) Ford's take: Riders will start their engines on a hilly, technical 9.3-mile time trial course that will cover some of the same asphalt as the famous Monte Carlo Grand Prix.

July 5: Stage 2 • Monaco-Brignoles, 182 km (113.1)

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