Bordeaux–Paris 1912, before the start

A photo from Bordeaux–Paris 1912, team cars and bikes at the start. It’s amazing that how many bikes the team cars could carry in those years.

First run on 23 May 1891, The Bordeaux–Paris was one of Europe’s Classic cycle races, and one of the longest in the professional calendar, covering approximately 560 km (350 mi) – more than twice most modern single-day races.
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Giro d’Italia 2013 Stage 15 Profile

Stage 15 of Giro d’Italia 2013 edition is a High Mountain stage with summit finish. It will start from Cesana Torinese and finish at legendary Col du Galibier (from Valloire). The length of the course is 150 kilometers. The route also contains epic climbs of Col du Mont Cenis and Col du Télégraphe.
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2013 Giro d’Italia Stage 15 will finish at Col du Galibier

Giro d’Italia announces stage finish on the Galibier in tribute to Pantani: first time in Giro history, on Sunday 19th May, 2013, Stage 15 of Giro d’Italia 2013 edition will finish at the top of the legendary Col du Galibier.
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