2018 Event Info

Sign up to ride like a Tour de France legend as we climb our way through the Sierra Nevada Foothills of Northern California.

The Etape by Le Tour de France Series encourages cyclists around the world to experience authentic legendary Tour de France stages in over 12 international locations including Australia, Brazil, Mexico, UK, and Costa Rica.

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Friday, August 31, 2018


Number Pickup

Saturday, September 1, 2018


Number Pickup


Q & A with Tour de France Ambassador

Family Friendly Activities and more!

More details coming soon...

Sunday, September 2, 2018

L'Etape California by Le Tour de France Ride

Post Ride Meal & Entertainment

More details coming soon...

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Training Rides:

May 5: Folsom, CA RSVP

June 23: Folsom, CA RSVP

July 21: Check back for details

August: Check back for details


The Registration Expo and Start/Finish for L'Etape California 2018 is located at the Folsom Palladio at Broadstone.

2018  Map

Download Map PDF | Googe Route Map

*As of 3/1/18, route subject to adjustments

2018 Profile Map


Distance: 90 miles / 60 miles
Elevation Gain: 7,500+ ft elevation gain / 4,000+ ft elevation gain

SRAM Support


King and Queen of the Mountain prizes will be awarded to the top 3 men and women. Times will be calculated based on the cumulative times for the first two KOM’s.

  • KOM 1: 3.5 miles, 5% average gradient, 960 ft gain
  • KOM 2: 3 miles, 5% average gradient, 850 ft gain

A separate prize will be awarded for the fastest male and female on the shorter, but very steep Classic Challenge KOM.

  • 0.30 miles, 12% average gradient

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