Tour de France 2013 preview

BBC Sport's Matt Slater reports from Corsica as the island prepares to host the start of the Tour de France on Saturday.

The world's biggest bike race starts with Britain's Chris Froome as favourite and the Team Sky rider says the Tour is "on another level" to the rest of the season.

In the 100th edition of the race, a mix of 21 flat and mountainous stages will take the 198 riders from Corsica to Paris for Sunday, 21 July's finish.

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