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4,400 road signs, 1,800 balance bikes, 100 percent carbon offset: The numbers behind the 2022 Tour de France

June 26, 2022

The recently published “Key figures for the 2022 Tour de France” factsheet sheds light on the operational, commercial, and increasingly sustainable beast that is the Grande Boucle.

A small army of security and safety officials governs nearly 3,400km of race route. More than 4,000 bright yellow signs point the peloton the way toward Paris. Close to 500 staffers help dispense tat and trinkets from a 150-vehicle publicity caravan. VeloNews