Category Archives: Tour de France
Ghost Peloton

This one’s interesting:

“Created for the grand depart of the Tour de France 2014 from Yorkshire, Ghost Peloton fuses performance cycling with athletic choreography performed by Phoenix Dance Theatre’s dancers, and the varied landscapes of race route.

Each rider, bike and performer was illuminated using NVA’s bespoke LED light suit, which can instantaneously change colour, flash-rate and luminosity. The rhythm of movement from the choreographed actions of massed participants becomes a source of creativity in itself, extending perception of the immediate setting.

It’s epic public art, operating at the grandest scale, where physical surroundings become an open canvas carrying a new visual language, expressing mood and movement, comprised of form, colour and line.”

Nov 11, 2014 Comments are OFF
The 2015 Tour in 3D

I feel like we were just watching the Tour and already, there’s talk about the 2015 course.

Oct 23, 2014 Comments are OFF
Pedal Strike’s Tour de France Portraits with Condiments

I’ve been following Pedal Strike’s Instagram for a while. There’s something insanely unique about doing portraits of cycling’s icon in common condiments (Lance in BBQ sauce was awesome) that makes it addicting. Her recent Tour de France series is killing it!

Give Pedal Strike a follow on Twitter and Instagram for an extra smile per stage!

Jul 14, 2014 Comments are OFF
The Footdown: El Diablo Prints

In the spirit of the Tour, Ty at the Foot Down made a run of El Diablo prints and shirts.

“Didi Senft has been a regular fixture on the slopes of the greatest climbs of the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia since 1993. More commonly known as El Diablo he appears dressed as the devil running and jumping alongside the riders and bringing an extra spark of excitement to any stage. Everyone loves Didi!”

Score one at the Foot Down.

Jul 10, 2014 1 comment
Manual for Speed: Manuel at the Tour Day France

So let me get this straight, rather than springing for tickets to the Tour this year, MFS sends:

“Manuel, an eight-pound miniature dachshund currently working toward obtain an online degree in New Media Journalism from Full Sail University from his home in Miami-Dade county.”

Whatever Manual for Speed is on, I need some of that…

“Three years ago Manuel quit his Courtroom Artist job of 35 years—the majority of which time he spent working in the Florida Supreme Court, and over the course of which tenure he won dozens of prestigious national and international awards for his art—to finally realize his dream of becoming the first Canine TV Correspondent for ABC’s Wide World of Sports.”

Head over to Manual for Speed for some very weird coverage from the Tour DAY France.

Jul 8, 2014 Comments are OFF
Jerome Daksiewicz: 2014 Tour de France Infographic

For the past few years, Jerome Daksiewicz has designed posters to celebrate the Tour de France and while that is by no means an original design, I’ve taken a liken to his work. Head over to Nomo Design to pick up this year’s infographic.

Jul 7, 2014 Comments are OFF