This year’s Tour de France is just under two months away, but the 2022 edition of Tour magazine, the ultimate guide to the world’s greatest cycling race, is launched sale now.
The 109th Tour de France starts in Copenhagen, Denmark on July 1 and ends in Paris on July 24 after 21 stages and 3,328 kilometers of racing.
Tour magazine, the ultimate guide for racing fans, features 172 pages of profiles, analysis, in-depth technical stories and Tour history and legends. For 2022, the guide also looks in depth at the Tour de France Women.
The magazine includes profiles of all the leading riders, including two-time winner Tadej Pogačar, Primož Roglič, Richard Carapaz and world champion Julian Alaphilippe, as well as the British riders to watch. Every stage and team is covered in detail, we relive the best action that unfolded on the iconic hairpins of Alpe d’Huez and take a look at the science and the bikes used by the riders the more efficient.
2022 sees the start of the eight-stage Tour de France Women in Paris on July 24, and Tour magazine includes a 16-page section dedicated to the race. The contenders, stages and teams are all featured.
Two editions of the Tour magazine are available for purchase:
172 pages packed with everything you need to know about the Tour de France 2022, plus a free pair of yellow Tour socks. Click here to buy for £9.99.
The 172-page Tour magazine and great free gifts! Three pairs of Tour socks (classic yellow, polka dot, and green) and four exclusive art cards. Click here to buy for £12.99.
The Tour de France 2022 in brief
The 109th Tour de France will consist of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,328 km. The Grand Départ will take place in Copenhagen on Friday 1 July with three days of racing in Denmark starting the race en route to the finish on the Champs-Elysées on Sunday 24 July.
Along the way, 176 riders across 22 teams will contest six flat stages, seven hilly stages, six mountain stages – including five summit finishes such as the Super Planche des Belles Filles, Alpe d’Huez and Hautacam – and two against the watch. with a total length of 54 km.
The Tour de France peloton is expected to be filled with star names, such as defending champion Pogačar, main rival Roglič Alaphilippe, local favorite Thibaut Pinot, British contenders Geraint Thomas and Adam Yates, and all-around superstars Mathieu van der Poel and Wout van Aert.