This Saturday, a hundred and ninety-eight cyclists are expected to start the ninety-ninth edition of the Tour de France. The three-week race will cover twenty-one hundred and seventy-three miles from the initial start in Liege, Beligum, to the final finish along the Champs-Élysées, in Paris.
To celebrate this year’s Grand Départ, The New Yorker Photo Booth blog has compiled a selection of vintage Tour de France photos and facts for your cycling enjoyment. Click-through for more: http://nyr.kr/N7KVlC
Best 3 weeks of the year.
They passed around a giant French flag but I didn’t feel any real electricity in the air. (Taken with instagram)
If you didn’t know how to begin your post-Easter season…
Life is a game and true love is a trophy.Surely this must predate Rufus Wainwright’s “Poses”