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Tour De France 2014: 101 Years of Bike History

101 YEARS OF TOUR DE FRANCE BIKES le TOR france de 1903 I 1914 I FIRST TOUR DE FRANCE! MAURICE GARN WINS ON HIS STEEL LA FRANCAISE! BELGIAN L√ČON SCIEUR WNS ON HS THOMANN-JOLY WITA DROP HANDLEBARS AND A BULT-N TRE PUMPI 1924 I 1930I FIRSTEVER ITALIAN WANNER OTTAVIO BOTTECCHIA IS VICTORIOUS ON HS FLASHY AUTONOTO HUTCHNSON ANDRE LEDUCA WINS ON HS ALCYON DNLOP N 30 AND 32 1952 I 1947 WINNER JEAN ROBIC RODE TEIS COLOMB-CLEMENT HE WAS ONE OF THE FIRST RIDERS TO WEAR A HELMET 1934-39 I ANTONIN MAGNE (AKA "THE MONK) WONN3 AND 34 SECRETLY USING A NEW KIND OF DURALUMN RM HE COLD HAVE BEEN DISQUALIFED FOR THIS. 1962 I JACQUES ANQUE TIL WON 5 TIMES RIDING A SAINT-RAPHAEL HELYETT. 1967I FELICE GIMONDI WON IN 65 AND RODE A GREEN BIANCHI FOR SEVERAL YEARS. 1974I 1985 I BELGIAN EDDIE MERCKX IS ONE OF THE MOSTFAMOUS RIDERS OF ALL TIME, WINNING 5 TMES. HE STARTED HIS OWN BIKE LINE IN 1980. LAURENT FIGNON (IN GLASSES) WON IN "84 AND '85 ON HIS STEEL GITANE. 1994 I 1990 I FIRSTUS WINNER GREG LEMOND WON RIDING THIS CUSTOM PAINTED BIKE. MIGUEL INDURAIN WON FOR HIS 4TH TIME IN 1994. THAT WAS THE LAST TIME A STEEL FRAMED BIKE WON THE TOUR DE FRANCE. FRancie 1998 I 1999-2003 I MARCO PANTANI WON ON AN ALUMINUM FRAMED BIANCHI MEGA PRO XL REPARTO CORSE. THAT WAS THE LAST TIME ANYONE WON NOT RIDING A BIKE MADE FROM CARBON FIBER LANCE ARMSTRONG HAS BEEN STRIPPED OF HIS TTTLES, BUTHE WAS THE FIRST WINNER TO RIDE A CARBON FIBER BIKE FROM START TO FINISH. 2013 I 2014I ALBERTO CONTADOR (AKA "EL PISTOLERO") WON IN '07 AND '09. CONTADOR CUSTOMIZES HIS BIKES (LIKE THIS TARMAC SL4) FOR CLIMBING BIKES HAVE COME A LONG WAY SINCE 1903, DON'T YOU THINK? TREK JUST PREMIERED THE LIGHTEST BIKE EVER FOR THE 2014 TOUR DE FRANCE. SOURCES BROUGHT TO YOU BY http://gizmodo.com/100-years-of-tour-de-france-bikes-map-the-evolution-of-709973821 www.qprism.com

Tour De France 2014: 101 Years of Bike History

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The 2014 Tour de France is almost over! Track 101 years of Tour de France bike history with this infographic! From steel to carbon fiber, the evolution of the Tour de France bike is amazing!

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