Route de France 1972
We chose to shadow the route of the 1972 Tour de France for this project in June 2019, because we think it’s the best one: it’s a clean loop around France, it visits many of the classic cols, and it’s low on inconvenient transfer miles! En route, we’ll enjoy some fantastic mountain scenery and cycling atmosphere in the Alps and the Pyrenees, visit some of the lesser known climbs in Languedoc and the Jura, and enjoy some great coastal and team riding in the flatlands.
We think this is the challenge of the lifetime for cycling enthusiasts – like any great personal achievement, it requires training and determination – but our experience in leading similar multi-week tours in France tells us that it is highly achievable for experienced riders, and that the challenge, camaraderie and team work is part of the fun! We will provide support and advice in the lead up to the tour, and with our logistical planning and support on the road, we’ll take all the stress out of the ride, so all you need to focus on is enjoying your cycling!
Please contact us to find out more about this trip, or with any questions or clarifications.