105th Tour de France

What: Cycling's biggest event, 2,200 miles over 21 daily stages.

Begins: Today in Noirmoutier-en-l'Île.

Ends: July 29, Champs-Elysees, Paris.

TV: Ch. 11 and NBCSN.

Favorites: Chris Froome, Vincenzo Nibali and Romain Bardet.

U.S. riders: Taylor Phinney, Lawson Craddock, Chad Haga, Tejay van Garderen and Ian Boswell.