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why so many US races/rides have to be named "Tour de .."(3 posts)

why so many US races/rides have to be named "Tour de .."RealCyclopatic
Feb 4, 2004 3:38 PM
tour de Toona, tour de Georgia, tour de Gila, tour de California, are we the nation of brain-dead me-too full-postal carbon-Trek dopes? Can't we be a bit original and call something Fleche, Giro or Vuelta for change?

CP /who is about to go postal/

PS at least Tour Dupon was original even if it started as tour de Tramp I take it back
Obviously, Americans want to be more like the French ;-P vmSpunout
Feb 4, 2004 4:26 PM
Freedom Fry fighter syndrome? :o() nmRealCyclopatic
Feb 5, 2004 5:20 AM