75 participants from 0 to 70 years took part in the cycling tour and kid’s challenge last Saturday, even though the weather conditions were pretty harsh. Among them 4 of the 8 youth riders’, selected by the Valais Federation, who will be invited by the organization of the Tour de France to take part in mini-tour. This initiative aims to enable young cyclists to ride like the professionals during the day of 20 July. Start in Bern, signature on the podium, official start of the race by bike and the last 10 kilometers biking up hill to Emosson with thousands of spectators along the route; lifetime memories wil be guaranteed!
Among the cyclists were also a dozen of foreign journalists in recognition of the stage, and a team from Danish television with former rider Rolf Sørensen. According to them, the one that wins at Emosson will win the yellow jersey in Paris. To be continued, as from July 20!