Tour de Engineers? (Day 38)

Tour de France
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The Tour de France sets off tomorrow for its 101st edition and over the duration of 23 days will see 198 riders from 22 teams attempt to complete 21 stages and cover a total distance of 3,664 kilometres or 2,276 miles.

If you’re a member of the Team Sky nine-man team you’ll probably be sitting on a carbon fibre bike worth ¬£12,000 (USD $20,000). Also, most of the field will be using a Kevlar-based helmet ranging from ¬£120 (USD $200) and upwards.

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