When Did the Tour De France Start?

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Tour de France started in 1903 when the first ever edition of the race took place. Since its inception, the tour has run every year except the war years and annual bicycle races have been held in France as well as nearby countries. The race covers more than 3,600 kilometres and it lasts for three weeks.
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Tour de France 2014
The Tour de France is a cycling event which covers over 2100 miles in 21 flat, mountainous and time-trial stages. This year's Tour de France begins in Yorkshire on Saturday, July 5, and ends in Paris on Sunday, July 27.
Tour de France was started in 1903 by two journalists who thought of starting a gigantic French cycling competition. The first event happened on 1 July, 1903 and was attended by 60 cyclists both amateur and professional. Ever since, Tour de France has been a major sporting event in France and has grown tremendously.
The 2010 tour de France was held in July 3rd to the 25th of 2010. It was the 97th Tour de France to be held and had 20 stages that covered a total distance of 3,642 kilometers.
The first Tour de France took place on July 1,1903. Since its inception, the tour has run every year except the war years. This year's Tour de France will be the 97 th race.
The tour de France 2010 started in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Saturday, July 3, and finished in Paris on Sunday, July 25.
The Tour de France started in 1903. It covers more than 3,600 kilometers and lasts 3 weeks. The 2010 tour de France was held in July and started at Rotterdam.
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In 1903 the first Tour de France race began as a 19 day race on July 1st. The race started in Paris, France and continued through other cities in France before ending back in Paris.
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The Tour de France was originally staged in 1903 as a publicity event by the French sports newspaper. L'Auto. Let's go back and look at a slice of history. The most popular sports
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Tour de France is two thousand two hundred miles in length. That's a lot of miles to travel in twenty one days. This grueling race started in 1903. For more information, look here
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