1927 Tour de France

The 21st Tour de France took place from 19 June to 17 July 1927 and led over 24 stages. Of the 142 riders started only 39 were classified.


The start and finish of the 21 tour were in Paris, the tour led counterclockwise. Compared to previous years, the number of stages is increased, however, the individual stages were shorter. The driver had a total of 5340 km back down - less than last year, where there had been only 17 stages. Due to the shorter stages the Durchschnittsgewindigkeit the victor rose sharply to 26.836 km / h.

Race course

At the first stage won Francis Pélissier and thus took over the overall lead, which he could hold for some stages. On the 11th stage to Luchon drove the Luxembourg Nicolas Frantz out a few minutes and took over the yellow jersey of the leader. Its lead over second-placed bauter it to the finish in Paris on 1:48 hours. For the second time after 1909, when François Faber won, beating off a Luxembourg a Tour de France. Could convince the Frenchman André Leducq, who won three stage wins.

The stages