Tour de France 100 : A Photographic History of the Tour de France

Cycling Jerseys of the Golden Era

An aerial view of the peloton as it passes through Brest during the 1974 Tour. Among the teams represented are Peugeot, Kas, Molteni, and Brooklyn, sporting some of the iconic jerseys and small peaked caps from what many agree was a golden era for the sport.

This photograph celebrating the history of the Tour de France is one of 250 rare and restored photographs from the new book Tour de France 100, which is featured this June and July in your local Barnes & Noble bookstore. Please visit tomorrow morning to see a new image from the history of the Tour de France.

Tour de France 100 Richard MooreThe Tour de France, first staged in 1903, is the world’s greatest sports spectacle, packed with heart-stopping drama, legendary rivalries, bitter tragedy, and outright farce. To celebrate the 100th Tour de France, award-winning author Richard Moore has researched Tour de France 100, a superb celebration in photographs and stories about the world’s greatest race.

Please order your copy of Tour de France 100, which is now available from your local bookstore or bike shop and from these online retailers.

Amazon – Tour de France 100
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Your Local Bookstore – Tour de France 100
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All images on this website published by VeloPress with permission of their copyright holders, including but not limited to Getty Images, Agence France Presse, L’Equipe, Gamma-Keystone, Pressesports, and Gamma-Rapho.


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