Covid-19 forces, there will not be a large loop in July this year. It will have to wait again, and why not with the Tour de France virtual ?
The Tour de France virtual is proposed for the first time by the Amaury Sport Organisation, organizer of the Tour de France, and the platform Zwift. It is enough to have a bike that is compatible with your computer, create an avatar, and to pay 15 euros for the registration fee. “You have to adapt. It is a game, you must enter into it, but it is less complicated than what some say. I am a very big fan, “explains Freddy Ovette, winner of the 4th stage.
50 000 amateurs compete against professionals
The race of 6 stages is open to amateurs and professionals. In the pros, there are 23 men’s teams and 16 women’s teams. 92 riders, among the greatest names in international cycling, are the part. More than 50 000 fans measuring up to them by doing the same route as that of the official race. The aim of the operation is simple : raise funds for the benefit of the Tour de France in solidarity, waiting for the Tour de France which is scheduled to start on 29 August next.