The countdown to the 100th edition of the Tour de France has officially begun. ASO, the organizers behind the Tour de France released a stirring and exciting two minute trailer featuring some of the tours most memorable riders and moments. The video does a masterful job of mixing classic images of legends with modern day video footage of riders, some of the champions spotted in the short video are Merckx, Coppi, Hinault, Evans and last years winner Bradley Wiggins. The wide shots of the French countryside and steep mountain tops has us now counting down the days before the tour departs on June 29th.

100th Tour de France - Official Trailer

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