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Tour de France Fast Facts

July 7 29, 2018 Canada Goose Parka The 105th Tour de France uk canada goose takes place. Geraint Thomas of Great Britain’s Team Sky becomes the first Welshman to win in the race’s canada goose outlet store uk historyThree Americans have won: Greg LeMond (1986, 1989, 1990), Armstrong (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005) and Floyd Landis (2006). Both Armstrong and Landis have had canada buy canada goose jacket goose cheap canada goose outlet reviews their titles stripped due to allegations of buy canada goose jacket cheap doping.

The winner of the race is the person with the overall shortest accumulated time.

Ten, six and four second bonuses are awarded to the top three riders at the end of road stages, excluding the individual and team Canada Goose Coats On Sale canada goose black friday sale time trials. Canada Goose sale The yellow jersey was introduced into the race in 1919, most likely because the race’s sponsor was a French newspaper (formerly L’Auto, now L’Equipe) that printed on distinctive yellow cheap canada goose paper.

POLKA DOT “maillot pois rouge” Worn by the cyclist with the best accumulated time in the mountain segments.

GREEN “maillot vert” Worn by the points classification canada goose factory outlet leader. Points are awarded for intermediate and final sprints on canada goose outlet toronto factory flat terrain.

WHITE “maillot blanc” Worn by canada goose outlet uk the canada goose outlet Tour’s best rider aged 25 and younger.1903 Henri Desgrange, a reporter canada goose outlet jackets and cyclist, creates the Tour de France.

1903 Maurice Garin of France is the first cyclist to win the race.

1910 cheap canada goose uk First time the race Canada Goose online goes through the Pyrenees.

1989 Greg Lemond defeats Laurent Fignon by eight seconds, the smallest margin of victory in the race’s history.

1999 2005 Armstrong wins seven times in a row.

2003 The 100th Anniversary of the race, but not the 100th race (the race was canceled 11 times during WWI and WWII).

September 20, 2007 Landis, winner of the 2006 Tour de France, is stripped of his title when an arbitration panel rules in favor of the US Anti Doping Agency (USADA). Landis, the first Tour de France winner stripped canada goose outlet canada of the title, canada goose jacket outlet initially maintained his innocence but later admitted to doping and accused others, including Armstrong, of goose outlet canada doing the same.

October 22, 2012 The International Cycling Union announces that Armstrong is being stripped of his Tour de France titles and is being banned from professional cycling for life.