8 July 2014

Tour de France: A look back at the past

 Mountain stages used to be a little different on the tour , similar routes just the road conditions  might have resulted in a few punctures these days. Picturesque mountains in the background.

The 1928 Tour passing through a village, women waiting to cross the road.  Again the roads look in poor condition but the riders don't seem to be going too fast here.

Running repairs, bit of grease from a man hanging out of a support car. Health & Safety in full force.

Only a few years old the Tour was growing in popularity and as we see above the 1906 was attracting lots of spectators through a French town.

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