2021 Criterium du Dauphine LIVE STREAM

Criterium du Dauphine Live Stream: 2021 edition of of the Critérium du Dauphiné will be held from Sunday 30 May to Sunday 6 June. Together with the Tour de Suisse, the Critérium du Dauphiné is the most important preparation race for the Tour de France. The eight-day French WorldTour race can once again count on a strong field of participants this year. What’s the route of 2021 Criterium du Dauphine? Who are the contenterd? How to watch Criterium du Dauphine live stream? Here is all you need to know before the 73rd edition of the Critérium du Dauphiné.

The course

The winner of the Critérium du Dauphiné will be a climber as the riders face three serious mountain stages to Le Sappey-en-Chartreuse, La Plagne and Les Gets. An individual time trial of about sixteen kilometers is on the program for this, where the better time trialists can make a difference. The opening stage promises to be very difficult. In a hilly stage of 182 kilometers around Issoire, seven slopes are on the menu. After a rolling prefinal of about seventy kilometers, the riders will turn onto the local circuit, which will be reeled three times, with two climbs each time.

Criterium du Dauphine live broadcast and streaming

Criterium du Dauphine 2021 LIVE STREAM – stage 6 (Loriol-sur-Drome – Le Sappey-en-Chartreuse 167.2km): Friday, 04 June, starts at 14:20pm Central Europe, 08:20am U.S. Eastern

The favorites

The biggest favorites for the upcoming Tour de France, defending champion Tadej Pogačar and his big challenger Primož Roglič, are not among them in the south of France this week. Pogačar prefers an altitude training course in Sestriere and the Tour of Slovenia, Roglič opts for an alternative preparation for the Tour. The Jumbo-Visma rider remains on track and will not contest any races in the run-up to La Grande Boucle.

  1. * * * * Geraint Thomas
  2. * * * Miguel Ángel López, Richie Porte
  3. * * David Gaudu, Wilco Kelderman, Nairo Quintana
  4. * Guillaume Martin, Jonas Vingegaard, Brandon McNulty, Tao Geoghegan Hart