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Tour Daze 1986: Those “American” Upstarts

It’s that Badger again, clad in a yellow skinsuit to remind us that he won last year, it looks like the D-Day invasion fleet behind him, the cars and motorbikes raise a huge cloud of dust and waste paper as they roar past in a sonic boom of air horns and exhausts.

Tour Daze: Remembering 1985

Memories of the Tour de France take on lives of their own, and nothing compares to the impressions of seeing the roadside action with your own eyes. In 1985, our Ed Hood drove 800 miles through the night to see just one stage of le Tour, but it seems like yesterday…

Tour Daze: 1985

Memories of the Tour de France take on lives of their own, and nothing compares to the impressions of seeing the roadside action with your own eyes. In 1985, our Ed Hood drove 800 miles through the night to see just one stage of le Tour, but it seems like yesterday…