Alcyon 1926 Tour de France Original Vintage Bicycle Poster
NAME: Alcyon 1926 Tour de France
SIZE: 16 in. x 23 in.
A- condition poster on archival linen backing.
Poster is professionally framed in a custom quarter sawn oak frame.
Frame measures 26.5 x 35.5 inches
The 1926 Tour de France was the 20th edition of the Tour de France taking place from mid June to Mid July. The race had 17 stages with a total distance of 5745 km (3570 miles). The average speed was 24.064 km/h (14.95mi/hr).
This was the longest tour ever with the route tracing the outline of France. This the first time the race started outside of Paris and forced the racers to climb the mountains in the east of the country twice, at the beginning and end of the race. The winner was Belgian cyclist Lucien Buysse.