Cycling – 1987 – Tour De France – Stage 6 – 106 Miles From Strasbourg To Epinal – With Phil Liggett

The 6th Stage of the 1987 Tour de France covered the 106 miles from Strasbourg to Epinal….as a course that had a small mountain climb near the first part of the day’s race….and became a plains stage throughout the remainder of the day….in which SWI Erich Maechler maintained his yellow jersey…..as FRA Christophe Lavainne won…

Cycling – 1987 – Tour De France – Highlights Of Stage 4 & 5 – Stuttgart To Pforzheim To Strasbourg

Swiss rider Erich Maechler took the yellow jersey and became the new leader after Stage 3…..and kept the lead for several stages….when the mass-start stages were dominated by break-aways of cyclists who were not considered relevant for the final victory….as sixth-placed Charly Mottet was the only cyclist in the top 15 who had real chances of finishing high.  Stage…

Cycling – 1987 – Tour De France – Stage 3 – 137 Miles – Karlsruhe To Stuttgart – With Phil Liggett

Stage 3 of the 1987 Tour de France covered the 137 miles from Karlsruhe, Germany to Stuttgart, Germany….and was known as a “plains stage”…..due to the fact that there were no mountains to traverse ….which amounted to a very flat course for the riders…..which a two riders, SUI Erich Maechler and POR Acacio da Silva,…