Fueling the Tour de France: Inside a grand tour rider’s gut-buster diet

June 25, 2023

What does it take to fuel three weeks of racing the Tour de France? Mountains of rice, fistfuls of energy gels, and plates pitifully short of vegetables, that’s what it takes.

The 21 stages of this year’s Tour de France could see riders like Tadej Pogačar and Jonas Vingegaard pedal through up 80,000 calories-worth of work. VELO