Prostate Cancer Awareness Project Lanterne Rouge Cycling Jersey 2014 Tour de France Lanterne Rouge Awards by Robert Warren Hess The Tour de France is, without question, the toughest bicycle race in the world. The 2014 edition of the Tour de France lasts 21 days and covers 3,664 kilometers – that’s 2,276.704 miles! Just finishing the Tour de France is an incredible feat. The journey of a lifetime for a professional cyclist. But, as is almost always the case, the focus is almost soley on the most talented riders – the race leaders, CG contenders, king of the mountain contenders, and the sprinters. There’s even a special category for the best younger rider and the most courages rider of the day. But there is no recognition for the riders at the end of the 198-man strong peloton. Until now, that it. We award King and Queen of the Mountain jerseys to the fastest climbers in their age category. But we also created something very special for the last person to finish the ride. The person that just ‘gutted it out’ and made it happen. The Lanterne Rouge Jersey. So this year, just for fun, we’re keeping track of each stages Lanterne Rouge rider. Our hat is off to them! The PCAP 2014 […] read more