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1906 | July 4 - July 29
Paris - Paris

total distance: 4637.0 km
number of stages: 13

money for winner: 5 000 F
money total: 25 000 F

Rene Pottier | Peugeot | France | age: 27
time: 31 points | average speed: 24.463 km/h
2nd place: Georges Passerieu (+ 39 pts)
3rd place: Louis Trousselier (+ 59pts)
winning team:
number of participants: 82
finished: 14
not finished: 68
Jerseys winners:

 Rene Pottier

Tour de France start:

Statistic of the riders:
Route length:
(compared with longest route in 1926 - 5745 km)

 4 637 / 5 745 


number of stages in this year*: 13 | display finish towns on map
*total number of posibbilities to win the stage

STAGES - start, finish, length, winner, time, average speed
1Paris -Lille  275.0 km  FRA  Emile GEORGET  10:09:15  27.1 km/h
2Douai -Nancy  400.0 km  FRA  René POTTIER  14:21:30  27.9 km/h
3Nancy -Dijon  416.0 km  FRA  René POTTIER  15:18:41  27.2 km/h
4Dijon -Grenoble  311.0 km  FRA  René POTTIER  10:32:35  29.5 km/h
5Grenoble -Nice  345.0 km  FRA  René POTTIER  12:27:00  27.7 km/h
6Nice -Marseille  308.0 km  FRA  Georges PASSERIEU  11:21:17  27.1 km/h
7Marseille -Toulouse  480.0 km  FRA  Louis TROUSSELIER  17:24:00  27.6 km/h
8Toulouse -Bayonne  300.0 km  FRA  Jean-Baptiste DORTIGNACQ  10:46:02  27.9 km/h
9Bayonne -Bordeaux  338.0 km  FRA  Louis TROUSSELIER  12:03:00  28.0 km/h
10Bordeaux -Nantes  391.0 km  FRA  Louis TROUSSELIER  15:21:00  25.5 km/h
11Nantes -Brest  321.0 km  FRA  Louis TROUSSELIER  12:54:00  24.9 km/h
12Brest -Caen  415.0 km  FRA  Georges PASSERIEU  18:25:00  22.5 km/h
13Caen -Paris  259.0 km  FRA  René POTTIER  8:04:52  30.4 km/h

Winners of stages in 1906 by nations (1):

 nation  No.wins share (%)
 FRA  13 

Winners of stages in 1906 by cyclists (5):

 name  No.wins share (%)
 René POTTIER  5 
 Georges PASSERIEU  2 
 Jean-Baptiste DORTIGNACQ  1 
 Emile GEORGET  1 


number of ascents in this year*: 3 | display ascents on map
*ascents of the second, first and "hors" category

Col Bayard (1246 m):  FRA  René POTTIER
Cote de Laffrey (900 m):  FRA  René POTTIER
Other mountains [1]
Ballon d’Alsace (1178 m):  FRA  René POTTIER

Winners of ascents in 1906 by nations (1):

 nation  No. wins share (%)
 FRA  3 

Winners of ascents in 1906 by cyclists (1):

 name  No. wins share (%)
 René POTTIER  3 

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