2015 Tour de France Saitama Critérium 2015
The third holding of The Tour de France Saitama Critérium will take place on Saturday, October 24, 2015. As its name indicates, the race has the same prestige as The Tour de France, the world’s most prominent cycle road race, which is broadcasted in about 190 countries of the world. You will have a great opportunity to enjoy the spirit, message and fascination of The Tour de France without leaving Japan. The superstar road race cyclists of The Tour de France 2015 will gather to stage exciting races in the city. The 3.1 km circuit course is set up right in Saitama Shintoshin area, which is filled with high-rise buildings. “Critérium” is a bike race held on a short course often in an urban setting where cyclists compete over multiple laps. Female sprinters and para-cyclists will participate in the individual time trials that will take place prior to the main race. Come and experience an extraordinary speed and drive up close!