Just over two weeks before the Grand Départ of the Tour de France 2021 in Brittany, the boss of the event, Christian Prudhomme, is stopping off in the premises of the Telegram. In front of the readers, he answers their questions: the organization of the Big Loop, the sporting side of course… Find it live video on our Youtube channel and here.
What to remember from the interview of Christian Prudhomme, director of the Tour de France, with the readers of Le Télégramme
On the prohibition of certain positions and the safety of cyclists
“During the last Tour de France, Marc Hirschi went down so fast that he caught up with the bike and the cars in front. Philippe Gilbert, when he fell, he explained that he was in the Mohoric position. It was common sense, even if some did not agree: at the UCI, it’s not just bad guys who don’t know anything about cycling. In five years, the number of road improvements on the Tour have doubled ”.