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Are...you...ready? Here's what we're showing the first week of Ètape Classique. Join us on the couch peloton for these memorable stages.
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15 Jun - 5:23 PM  UPDATED 1 Jul - 5:41 PM

Ètape Classique: celebrate the best of the 2011 Tour de France Thursday 9 - Monday 13 July
Cadel-o! Grab your spot on the #couchpeloton and all your #toursnacks, #tourdogs, #tourcats as we take a look back at the 2011 Tour de France for Ètape Classique on SBS and streaming via SBS On Demand.
Ètape Classique: What's on Saturday 4 July - Wednesday 8 July
Book your spot on the couch because we've got more memorable Tour de France stages in store for you Saturday 4 July to Wednesday 8 July on SBS and streaming on SBS On Demand.
The best of Le Tour - 21 stages to warm up your winter screens from June 27
Don't wait until late August for your Tour de France fix, SBS is bringing you 21 of the most memorable stages of the last 13 years and you'll have a chance to tell us what stages you want included.

Our Ètape Classique coverage begins with Mike Tomalaris, Matthew Keenan, Robbie McEwen, Dave McKenzie and Bridie O'Donnell bringing the first two stages live in the studio.  

Saturday 27 June:  Episode 1 - Stage 1, 2007 Tour de France - Robbie's comeback

See what unfolded on Stage 1 of the 2007 Tour de France, a 203km stage from London to Canterbury and why Robbie McEwen appears surprised at taking victory. 

Sunday 28 June - Episode 2: Stage 15, 2010 Tour de France - Chain Gate

After this 187km stage from Pamiers to Bagnères-de-Luchon in the Pyrenees, the yellow jersey was booed and Andy Schleck was left with a 'stomach full of anger.'  

Monday 29 June: Episode 3 - 2013 Tour de France - Australian team Orica GreenEDGE dominates the early stages

The team with the Aussie DNA made their presence felt on cycling's biggest stage, in more ways than one. Sure, there was the thing with the bus, but this episode also celebrates the team's first ever stage victories at the Tour de France. 

Tuesday 30 June: Episode 4 - Stage 10, 2016 Tour de France - Bling's first tour win

Bling's first Tour victory came after making it in a breakaway with the likes of Peter Sagan and Greg Van Avermaet on this 197km stage from Escaldes-Engordany to Revel - and it was a nail-biter. 

Wednesday 1 July: Episode 5 - Stage 3, 2009 Tour de France 

Lance draws first blood in intra-team feud with Contador 
2300- 0130 
LIVE on SBS and streaming via SBS On Demand 

Like crosswinds? Love echelons? You'll love this 196km stage from Marseille to La Grande Motte. 

Thursday 2 July: Episode 6 - Stage 20, 2015 Tour de France 

Froome on the ropes  
2300- 0130 
LIVE on SBS and streaming via SBS On Demand 

Nairo Quintana finally makes his move on this explosive 110km mountain stage from Modane to Alpe d'Huez but is it too little, too late? 

Friday 3 July: Episode 7 - Stage 5, 2014 Tour de France 

A bit of Roubaix at the Tour baby!   
2300- 0130 
LIVE on SBS and streaming via SBS On Demand

An epic rainy day as the Tour headed 155km from Ypres in Flanders to Arenberg-Porte du Hainaut.

We had you at 'epic rainy day' and 'Roubaix' didn't we? 


Every episode of the Ètape Classique will be available for catch up on SBS On Demand the following day. 

Need to get more of your Tour de France retro on? We're also showing this in the first week of  Ètape Classique: 

Cadel Evans Conquering Le Tour: Le Grand Depart
Sunday 28 June
1630 – 1730
SBS and available for catch up via SBS On Demand

Plus join us for: Tour de France - 'The Legend' on Saturday June 27 20:30 - 21:30 on SBS

Made to celebrate its 100th edition in 2013, the Tour de France is the biggest annual sporting event in the world. This feature-length documentary explores the history of the Tour, including its moments of glory and periods of controversy.