The Tour reaches the Pyrenees, which first featured in 1910. #tdf

Bloomsbury Sport’s Tour de France Photo of the Day

Stage 8

War of attrition
The Tour made its first visit to the high mountains of the Pyrenees in 1910, in a bid to toughen up the race and fulfil Henri Desgrange’s ambition of having only one rider survive to the finish in Paris.


These photos can be found on page 12 of Tour de France 100.
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