2012 Tour de France, Stage 6: TV Coverage, Route And More

The 2012 Tour de France continues Friday with Stage 6. It will be the third straight flat stage of the Tour, providing another opportunity for sprinters to take advantage.

State 6 begins in Epernay, France and ends 207.5 km later in Metz, France. The top of the leaderboard did not change in Stage 5, with Fabian Cancellara holding the yellow jersey and Bradley Wiggins and Sylvain Chavanel seven seconds behind. Andre Greipel enters stage 6 off of back-to-back stage wins, while Peter Sagan still holds the green jersey.

A race map and profile of the stage can be found at the official website of the Tour de France.

Television coverage of Friday's sixth stage of the Tour will begin at 8 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. Fans can also watch the Tour online with a subscription to Tour de France Live.

Stay up to date with all the latest Tour de France news by staying tuned to this StoryStream or by visiting SB Nation's Podium Cafe.

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