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Tour De France 2015 Interesting Facts & Stats

DISTANCES Average Tour in km: 3664KM (equivalent of cycling from London to Jerusalem) Ave (single rider)pedal strokes per Tour: 2014 rider - 486,000 average speed: 40.69KM/HR Total pedal Bradley Wiggins' 4 Tours = strokes per Tour: 14,256KM 96.25 MILLION (equivalent of cycling from London to Perth Australia) Total all-Tours Mileage (approx.): 353,430 KM 2013 Tour: Riders climbed the equivalent of Ben Nevis • Scafell Pike • Snowdon• Mont Blanc • Kilamanjaro • Everest. (Lands End - John o Groats: 363 times OR 1970 times Shortest winning margin: 8 SECONDS round M25) Greg Lemond V Laurent Fignon (1989) Col du Galiber is the highest stage of the Tour de France: 2645M (8 Eiffel Towers, 28 Statue of Libertys) TEAM STATISTICS TEAMS: 22 Each Team includes: EQUIPMENT/SUPPLIES PER TEAM: 9 riders coaches 1 1 large transport truck 1 3 transport vans 15 support cars I 1 transport coach 1 63 bikes I 250 podium caps 1 250 feeding bags 13.000 water bottles 12.200 nutrition gels 13.800 nutrition bars 4 mechanics carers 2 hospitality staff doctor I 140 wheels I 220 tyres I 10 jars of peanut butter I 10 boxes of chocolate 1 36 aero suits sprinkles director of cycling/MD I 20 bags of wine gums I20 jars of jam I 45 bib shorts I 54 race jerseys 1transport & hospitality bookings manager chef 80kg of nuts, raisins, apricots and figs, plus 50kg of cereals, 11 mattresses (Based on Team Belkin 2014) communications manager (based on Team Sky) osteopath TOUR STATISTICS PRIZE MONEY TOTAL RIDERS: 198 TOTAL BIKES: 1400 Winner $610,000 based on Team Belkin's 63 bikes in 2014 Total prize Money: $4.3 million ESTIMATED OVERALL TOUR FIGURES: 240 1,400 3,000 25,000 security personnel support cars 4,850 bikes (Avg estimated cost of a bike £10,000) wheels tyres 66,000 792 cycling suits 12 MILLION 13,000 8400 food bags water bottles gendarmes (distributed stations throughout race) feeding roadside spectators (Largest spectator event in the world) GENERAL NUMBERS 3RD LARGEST The average rider consumes 123,900 CALORIES FOR THE ENTIRE RACE. TV sporting event in the world the equivalent of eating 252 McDonald's cheese burgers or 619 original glazed Krispy Kreme doughnuts after the FIFA World Cup and the Olympics 1200 HOTEL ROOMS RESERVED for teams and staff, press, and Tour personnel TRANSPORTATION Official Tour transport partner is XPO/Norbert Dentressangle 50 DRIVERS, 45 TRUCKS TOTAL VEHICLES: 11,000 NORBERT DENTRESSANGLE O00 BROADCAST & MEDIA WINNERS BY NATIONALITY 2400 HOURS FRANCE 36 OF TV COVERAGE BELGIUM 18 450 JOURNALISTS E UK 2 USA 121 TV STATIONS 3.9 BILLION PEOPLE SPAIN 12 covering the event 560 LUXEMBOURG watch the Tour worldwide ITALY 10 accredited media organisations PRESS Single winners: Australla, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Switzerland. parcelhero .. "". 田田 田 田田 田 田 口 口 田田 田 日 日 日 日 日 日 田田 田

Tour De France 2015 Interesting Facts & Stats

shared by iftiseo on Jul 14
Tour De France 2015 is just about to begin in Utrecht on 4th of July, with so much excitement and build up to the event we have come up with an infographic containing all the facts and stats for this ...



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