The Tour de France is undoubtedly a pinnacle of road cycling, followed in earnest by bike geeks and general fans alike.
It is an event that any aspiring young professional cyclist dreams of being part of. Getting into the peloton from South Africa, isn’t easy. However, two South African riders lined up this year at the Grand Depart in Denmark.
Current South African road cycling champion Reinardt Janse van Rensburg is riding for Lotto Soudal in his sixth Tour de France.