1950 Tour De France Original Vintage Bicycle Poster
- TITLE: 1950 Tour de France Vintage Le Journal du Soir Map Poster
- ARTIST: Anonymous
- CIRCA: 1950
- ORIGIN: France
- SIZE: 19.25 in. x 25.25 in.
Original A- Condition Vintage Bicycle Poster linen backed
Tour De France fan route map with hand write stage winners.
Original Vintage Bicycle Poster archivally mounted on linen
General Classification Winner: Ferdinand Kubler (Switzerland)
King of the Mountains Winner: Louison Bobet (Belgium)
Team Classification Winner: Belgium
The "interest" (the prize money) for the yellow jersey leader of the general classification was increased to 100.000 French Francs. In 1949, French TV had reported every evening about the Tour de France, in 1950 live coverage of every stage was initiated. Time cut-offs, the maximum time a cyclist was allowed to finish a stage, was reduced.