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Historic return of women's Tour de France

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The Tour de France Femmes marks the return of women's cycling to the world's most prestigious route.

After decades of various iterations, including the recent one day competition, the race can claim its own eight days on the cycling calendar.

Guest: Kathy Watt, Olympic gold medalist and seventh place winner at 1988 Tour de Feminine

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Luke Siddham Dundon

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