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Old 07-06-05, 11:55 AM   #1
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Tour de France, 92 or 102 years old?

If the first Tour was organized in 1903 (the Tour celebrated 100 year in 2003), why is this year's the 92th edition and not the 102nd?
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Old 07-06-05, 12:00 PM   #2
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the tour didn't happen during the world wars, right? if i had to guess, that would be my answer.


edit - just looked it up - http://www.rauzulusstreet.com/featur...rdefrance.html - turns out i'm right
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Old 07-06-05, 12:02 PM   #3
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the tour didn't happen during the world wars, right? if i had to guess, that would be my answer.
That would be a good guess.

Kind of hard to do the Tour de France with german tanks running around.
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