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TdF-filter: What's the deal with that AG2R motorcycle?

I've been watching the Tour de France (thinking of starting a Phil Liggett drinking game, with phrases like "dancing on the pedals" and of course "lactic acid". Anyway, among the bunches of cars and motorcycles in various roles I've noticed one with the AG2R logo on the fairing. As they are also a team sponsor, that got my attention, but I can't figure out what that motorcycle is doing. No passenger, just a pilot on the motorbike, and no obvious role like medical, law enforcement, support*, or cameras. [more inside]
posted by randomkeystrike on Jul 14, 2014 - 9 answers

Major Mistress Mystery Missed: Madame Makes Masses Manic!

In 2010, the granddaughter of Marthe de Florian died at age 91. An apartment she had kept locked in Paris since 1940 was finally opened and among the items found in the apartment was a gorgeous painting of her grandmother by italian artist Giovanni Boldini. Every article about the discovery focuses on Marthe & Giovanni and the painting. My friends and I are far more interested in the granddaughter... Can you help us find details? [more inside]
posted by aristan on Aug 20, 2012 - 3 answers

Tour de France behind the scenes documentary?

I'm enjoying watching the Tour de France once again this year. I'm always amazed at the amount of vehicles, fans, support people and logistics involved in running this race every year. Has there ever been a documentary about the behind the scenes part of the race? I get little bits and pieces during the coverage, but I'd love to see more!
posted by mhm on Jul 11, 2005 - 6 answers

Where can i find a high resolution version of the Tour de France 8th stage photo finish?

I am looking for a higher resolution version of this picture of the photo-finish in saturday's 8th stage of the Tour de France. [more inside]
posted by TinTitan on Jul 11, 2005 - 8 answers

Le Tour online

Does anyone know a website where I can catch the Tour de France? Yeah, I don't have cable because I'm cheap, but times like this make me want to relent. But now, I'm desparate!
posted by Red58 on Jul 5, 2005 - 8 answers

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