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A new finish for the Tour de France

hommelbierhommelbier Posts: 1,541
Plans have been approved for turing the Champs Elysées into a garden - where will the tour finish in the future?
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/10/paris-approves-plan-to-turn-champs-elysees-into-extraordinary-garden-anne-hidalgo

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  • They'll probably use the road.


  • jimmocratesjimmocrates Posts: 131
    edited January 2021
    I'd really like to see them vary it a bit. I get that it's tradition and seen as showcasing Paris. I don't think it showcases cycling well though. A lot of casual cycling fans may only watch TDF and the final stage. There is no suspense or intrigue though. The champ is just sauntering round taking in the plaudits. Not a fan :-)

    I won't hold my breath though.

    (https://forum.bikeradar.com/discussion/comment/20600903#Comment_20600903)
  • elbowlohelbowloh Posts: 7,078
    The FA cup final is usually as dull as censored as a game (unless you actually follow one of the finalists), millions still watch it.
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  • elbowloh said:

    The FA cup final is usually as dull as censored as a game (unless you actually follow one of the finalists), millions still watch it.

    You're not wrong. The football analogy stands that the most excitement tends to come at the penultimate point (semi's).
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