Future has announced the launch of an annual Official Tour de France Guide, on sale this week.
On sale tomorrow (6th June), with a coverprice of £6.99 – the 180-page Official Tour de France Guide comes with a DVD, worth £24.99, which is packed with over two hours of the best stages selected from the Tour’s last twenty years including its closest finish in 1989, with Greg Lemond and French hero Laurent Fignon, as well as the US legend Lance Armstrong’s seven Tour wins.
Edited by Pro Cycling’s Pete Cossins, big name contributors include five time-tour winner Bernard Hinault, retired footballer turned cycling enthusiast Graham Le Saux and current Tour Race Director Christian Prudhomme, reflecting on the success of the Tour’s visit to London in 2007. A comprehensive route guide covers every stage of the race, including road maps, route analysis, gradients for the major mountain climbs, and when and where to see the riders.
Retail activity to promote the Official Guide in major stores will include displays, promotions and a value pack offering readers a free issue of Cycling Plus magazine with their Official Guide.