Stats Du Tour

Every number tells a story

5,745km
Longest route (1926)

2,428km
Shortest route (1903)

25
Most stages. And one prologue (1987)

8
Most split stages, including three triple
splits (1937)

84%
Highest attrition rate (11 finishers from 69
starters in 1919)

9
Most uphill finishes (2015)

7
Most time-trials, for 342km (1989)

36km
Fewest time-trial kilometres (2017)

139km
Longest time-trial (1947)

1km
Shortest prologue (1988, labelled
a ‘preface’)

16
Most TTTs, for 2,940km (1927)

285km
Longest TTT (1927 and 1928)

2,073km
Most total transfer distance (1982)

253km
Longest successful post-war breakaway
(Albert Bourlon, 1947)

8
Most stage wins in one year (Charles
Pélissier, 1930; Eddy Merckx, 1970 & 1974;
Freddy Maertens, 1976)

1
Overall winners never to have won a stage
in their career (Roger Walkowiak, 1956)

Tyler Corlis is a 25-year old Cyclist from Italy. He enjoys cycling and biking on a weekly basis, and has extensive experience in cycling for 100’s KMs across Europe.