1953 Tour De France Original Vintage Bicycle Poster
- TITLE: Tour De France Route Map Carte Pratique
- ARTIST: Anonymous
- CIRCA: 1953
- ORIGIN: France
- SIZE: 27.75 in. x 19.75 in.
A- Condition linen backed
Tour De France fan route map with space to hand write stage winners.
Original Vintage Bicycle Poster archivally mounted on linen
General Classification Winner: Louison Bobet (France)
Points Classification Winner: Fritz Schar (Switzerland)
King of the Mountains Winner: Jesus Lorono (Spain)
Team Classification Winner: Netherlands
Only one time trial was used in 1953. Mountain stage time bonus's were removed removed. The number of cyclists per team was increased from 8 to 10. These changes were bad for 1952's winner Italian Fausto Coppi, who had gained significant time in 1952 in the time trials and mountain stages. The Tour organizers were accused of favoring French riders