Google Logo Kicks Off The 100th Tour de France

Today’s Google logo marks the commencement of the 100th edition of the Tour de France. Covering a total of 3,404 kilometers (2,115.15 miles), the multi-stage bicycle race runs from Saturday June 29 through Sunday July 21. The 22 teams competing in the 2013 Tour de France are comprised of nine teammates each, for a total of 198 cyclist.

The Tour de France course is different every year. For the first time ever, the race begins today in Porto Vecchio, Corsica and will finish on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, France.

Set on a lavender background, Google’s animated Tour de France logo includes two pedaling cyclist with the outline of France and the words ‘La Centieme’ to highlight the 100th anniversary of the race.

Google Tour de France logo

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