Official Tour de France Records
An official reference to one of the world's most famous sporting events
Delving into the world of the Tour de France, the biggest and most glamorous of all cycling races, this book highlights the great battles for the race's jerseys: yellow for the race leader, polka-dot for the king of the mountains, green for the points competition, and white for the best young rider, since the event began in 1903. There are also hundreds of stories, features, and statistics on the legendary riders, famous teams, and back-breaking climbs in the high mountains that have helped to make the Tour one of the most exciting and popular sports spectacles in the world. The facts, stats, lists, and tables are brought to life by fantastic photography.