Spectators are a huge part of the Tour de France. Every year hundreds of thousands of fans make the pilgrimage to the roadside pavement to watch the race.

In this video, fans from all over the world talk about their passion for the Tour.

Click on the ‘play’ button below to start watching the video.

Tour de France 2011: Related links



Tour de France 2011: Cycling Weekly’s coverage index


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