Le Tour starts this Friday. I am in a state of serious excitement. As is everyone else I know.
Here’s a factoid to whet your appetite:
George Hincapie is due to start his 17th Tour. This makes him the outright record holder ahead of Joop Zoetemelk. Interesting, Zoetemelk finished every single one. Anyway, here’s a picture which is always, always worth a repost. It warns of the dangers of riding 2,500 miles every July.