42000 water bottles will be used by the racers!
Someone figured out that enough sweat is created from racers competing in the 22 day race, to flush a toilet 39 times!
Riders from France have won the most races!(36 as of 2015)
The Tour de France is also known as "La Grande Boucle".
Vocabulary word: Peloton, the term for the "pack" of riders.
- Write a diary pretending to be one of the cyclists in the Tour de France. What do you see? Feel? Hear?
5.Timeline on the history of the bicycle: https://www.brown.edu/Departments/Joukowsky_Institute/courses/13things/7083.html.