On the roads of the Tour (21/21)
The Belgian offers himself another prestigious victory in this Tour de France. Tadej Pogacar wins the general classification. Mark Cavendish the green jersey. And also the statement, the stat, the bike dico, the quiz …
The state: 3
In the retro
“We were initially content to entrust a modeling agency with the task of finding four young women” good in all respects “and in all their forms, aged from 25 to 35 years old, dolled up, scented all in yellow. . And then, one day, at a meeting of brainstorming, one of us pitched an idea: “What if we did a casting to choose our misses?” Bursts of general laughter. And then on reflection we said to ourselves that the idea was not so stupid. Thus, to occupy some of our long days, we received around fifty young women proposed by specialized agencies. ”
— Taken from an off-putting sexism article dated 2018 and written by Guy Sitruk. This ex-journalist from L’Equipe, who went to sponsor LCL in the winter of 1991, tells, in the memoir “L’Equipe tells the Tour de France” the setting up of the hostesses on the podiums at the finish steps. For two years, there is now a man and a woman around the riders on the podium.
The dico of the bike
The question of the day