The Tour de France is a numbers game; 198 riders, 18 teams, 15 official suppliers, 6 technical partners and in excess of 3000km cycled. But these are not the most vital numbers.
When Tour de France riders take a day off, Mini Team Sky learn that recovery might not be as relaxing as they first thought.
After a gruelling 23 days, the 2016 Tour de France finished on Sunday. The last stage saw the German rider, Andre Greipel, win a massed sprint on the traditional finish at the Champs-Élysées in Paris.
Dimension Data, the ICT organisation processing the data from sensors under the seats of the Tour de France riders, has announced that they have processed over 100 million data records so far.
Dimension Data and Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.) have made significant enhancements to the big data cycling analytics platform that will deliver real-time information to viewers, commentators and teams at this year’s Tour de France.