Without a doubt the most prestigious race in cycling, the Tour of France is also one of the most coveted events in world sport at large! First staged in 1903 as a marketing exercise to increase sales of a French sports magazine, the Tour of France has steadily grown in length and participation over 101 editions (like many other sporting events, the race was not staged throughout the two World Wars) to become the massive, iconic event that it is today – 23 days in duration; 21 stages; approximately 3,500km in distance covered; 22 teams and 198 riders from all over the world! Combined with the stunning (not to mention gruelling!) mountain landscapes that the riders have to navigate, the Tour of France is also one of the most challenging sporting events that needs to be experienced in person to truly be appreciated!
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