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Tour de France: Cholet could see the Tour in 2018

Ten years after the victorious against the clock Stefan Schumacher, twenty after the Festina affair, the Tour de France could make a return to Cholet, in 2018. Gilles Bourdouleix, mayor of the city, suggested this weekend.

Cholet is it used to receiving the Tour de France every 10 years (after 1998 and 2008)? We must believe. The possibility of a return of the Tour Anjou was a corridor of noise in recent weeks. The hypothesis has yet gained momentum on Saturday on the occasion of the presentation of the Union Cycliste Cholet 49.

While Gilles Bourdouleix, the deputy mayor of Cholet, returned to the cancellation of the 2017 edition of Cholet-Pays de Loire, made official Thursday the aedile did a pretty explicit aside:  “On the bike, 2018 will be an important year for our city “ , he suggested at the meeting on a fairly evocative tone. That confirms the hallway noises heard here and there in the Cholet cycling world in recent weeks.

The possibility of a return of the summer high mass in the city of the handkerchief is more likely that the Grand Départ of the 2018 Tour should be done from the Finistère. Stay tuned …

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