1903 Tour de France

Tour de France History

Tour de France History A brief history of Le Tour de France . The greatest show on earth, le Tour is the largest annual sporting event in the world. Introduction – Origins A newspaper publicity stunt, personal animosity and class warfare set to the backdrop of one of the biggest political scandals in French history. The story of…

The Circle of Death

Circle of Death The “Circle of Death” is the hardest Tour de France stage in the Pyrenees. It is a place where the Tour is often won and lost. In modern times it has been the 200 km from Luchon to Pau or vise versa. In 1910 it was the start of 326 km from Luchon to Bayonne.…