1982 Tour de France

The 1982 Tour de France was the 69th Tour de France, taking place July 2 to July 25, 1982. The total race distance was 22 stages over 2179 miles (3507 km), with riders averaging 23.649 mph (38.059 km/h). It was won by Bernard Hinault, his fourth victory so far.

Read more about 1982 Tour De France:  Changes From The 1981 Tour, Participants, Race Details, Stages, Results, Aftermath

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    Left Washington, September 6, on a tour through Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and Virginia.... Absent nineteen days. Received every where heartily. The country is again one and united! I am very happy to be able to feel that the course taken has turned out so well.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    “Eh Bien you like this sacred pig of a country?” asked Marco.
    “Why not? I like it anywhere. It’s all the same, in France you are paid badly and live well; here you are paid well and live badly.”
    John Dos Passos (1896–1970)