- - Tour de France 2015 Infographic

Tour de France 2015 Infographic

The statistics of the Tour de France are staggering, as evidenced by this infographic from Parcel Hero.

This year’s French Grand Tour, will feature 21 stages that cover a total distance of 3360 kilometers (2088 miles).  In addition, the route is comprised of nine flat stages, three hill stages, seven mountain stages with five summit finishes, one individual time-trial stage, one team time-trial stage, and two rest days. Furthermore, this year’s race will feature six new host cities, that include Utrecht, Zélande, Livarot, La Pierre-Saint-Martin, Muret, and Sèvres – Grand Paris Seine Ouest.

More amazingly, 12 million people will line the roadside(s) to watch the Tour, as each team passes – amounting to 198 riders, onboard 1400 bikes, carrying a total of 66,000 water bottles, 8,400 musettes, while they burn 123,900 calories – from start to finish. 


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