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From Issue #5 December 6, 2012

Tour de Front Row

The Tour de France from a few feet away.

By Kirk McElhearn Twitter icon 

Tour de France by charel.irrthum

If you count the number of people who watch the Tour de France in person, the race is the most popular sporting event in the world. The playing field encompasses the roads of France, and three-quarters of French people have seen the Tour go by at least once.

Photo © charel.irrthum used under Creative Commons BY-ND 2.0 license. Thank you.

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