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Picture Gallery: Tour de France 2007: the day the famous race came to Medway

07 July 2014
by Medway Messenger reporter

The Tour de France, the world’s most famous bike race, comes through London today, bringing back fond memories of its visit to Medway seven years ago.

Thousands of people turned out to watch as the riders came through the Towns in July 2007, the last time the Tour de France contained stages in England. It also happened in 1974 and 1994.

Tour de France in Medway

The Tour de France, the world’s most famous bike race, comes through London today, bringing back memories of its visit to Medway seven years ago.

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David Millar leads the race through Chatham The cyclists pass Rochester Castle Action from the Tour de France in Medway in 2007. Picture: Alex Turner Rochesters was at the centre of Tour de France fever in August 2007 Crowds wait outside Rochester Cathedral for the Tour de France cyclists The Tour de France 2007 in Medway. Picture: Jamie Gray Action from Dock Road in Chatham The peloton moves down Dock Road Cyclists fly through Medway in the 2007 race

Le Tour started in Yorkshire on Saturday and the cyclists were setting off from Cambridge this morning, heading for the capital. It is due to end in Paris on July 27.

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