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The Tour de France is a bicycle race that started in 1903. Riders compete for 21 days, and the race route and distance vary from year to year. The 2014 race had a total distance of 3,664 kilometers (or 2,276 miles), and ... More »

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The Tour de France always finishes in Paris, as it did during the inaugural race in 1903. The final ride runs along the Champs Elysees. More »

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Lance Armstrong won his first Tour de France bicycle race in 1999 as part of the U.S. Postal Team. That began a streak of seven consecutive Tour de France wins by Armstrong that ended with his final win in 2005. More »

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Lance Armstrong won the Tour de France seven consecutive times from 1999 to 2005. In 2005, allegations of doping began to plague Armstrong. Despite denying any wrongdoing, he abruptly retired. More »

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The Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic, frequently abbreviated as STP, is an annual bicycle ride hosted by the Cascade Bicycle Club, typically in mid-July. Bikers travel approximately 204 miles from Seattle, Washington,... More »

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