Prostate Cancer Awareness Project Lanterne Rouge Cycling Jersey 2015 Tour de France Lanterne Rouge Award by Robert Warren Hess The Tour de France is, without question, the toughest bicycle race in the world. The Tour de France lasts 21 days and covers 3,660 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 in our cancer awareness ride – Alpine Loop Gran Fondo and the Hotter than Hell Mt. Baldy climb. But we wanted to  create something very special for the last person to finish the ride. The person that just ‘gutted it out’ and made it happen. So we created our Lanterne Rouge Jersey. So once again this year, just […] read more