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Le Tour de France was founded by L’Auto newspaper back in 1903 to help increase sales for the floundering publication. Over the next century the race evolved to become a global megastar, the ultimate test on two wheels for professionals while captivating the heart and soul of everyone who saw it.
Since 1993 it hasn’t all been about the pro’s though, oh no, and 2012 is no different with two Tour stages open to the masses – one in the Alps and one in the Pyrenees. Outdoor Fitness take a look at each and offer some words of wisdom on making your training count until the big day.
Published in the April-May issue of Outdoor Fitness.