a bicycle touring race, held over a period of 21 days: it covers about 2,500 miles (4,000 km) in France, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Spain, and Switzerland.
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How to use Tour-de-France in a sentence
After years of being overshadowed by Armstrong, cyclist Greg LeMond is the only American to have fairly won the Tour de France.I Pushed the Lance Armstrong Lie: An Open Letter to Greg LeMond | Mark McKinnon | July 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But it falls instead to Prince William, Kate, and Prince Harry to wave off the 22 teams competing in this year's Tour de France.
But Armstrong continued to ride, competing in two more Tour de France races even after retiring in 2005.Donald Sterling and Five Other Members of the Lifetime Ban Club | Nina Strochlic | April 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The long-term chart of the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite Index looks like the profile of an Alps stage of the Tour de France.Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Finally Out After a 13-Year Reign | Daniel Gross | August 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
After he was stripped of his Tour de France titles, Armstrong was issued a pretty unequivocal punishment.