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View Resource Le Tour de France

The world's most famous bicycle race is held in July. Viewers can watch the conclusion of the race, or recap its highlights at this site. The official Tour site contains day by day synopses of the race, standings, and summaries of selected "legendary tours." A database of every race since 1903 (Tours Chronicles), which can be searched by country or rider, and a Shockwave Flash-based animation of...

https://www.letour.fr/fr
View Resource Le Tour Begins: Racing Globally, Biking Locally

Started as a publicity stunt for a French newspaper in 1903, the race was won that year by a popular rider nicknamed, The Chimney Sweep. Little did Maurice Garin know that he had sparked a one-hundred year legacy that leaves millions tuned in from around the world annually. The Tour de France bicycle race marks its centenary this year. A far cry from the original race that forced riders to go...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2003/0711
View Resource Team building is the focus of a rather unique version of the Tour de France

Nearly 200 prisoners to bicycle across France http://www.collegenews.com/index.php?/article/close_to_200_prisoners_bicycle_across_france_05272009304/ The Prison Workout: A Total Body Exercise Routine http://health-fitness-solutions.blogspot.com/2007/05/prison-workout-total-body-exercise.html Teampedia http://www.teampedia.net/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page Prison...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2009/0529