QUASI-PRESS RELEASE: With the much anticipated Tour de France rapidly approaching, Versus.com, the official US online and interactive home of the Tour de France, has made their web offerings a little more feature rich. With the new Tour Tracker and Map My Ride/Tour Challenge features, you can race along with Lance in your own home town, and watch every exciting moment live from your computer and mobile device.
The Tour Tracker lets you ride alongside the action every kilometer of the way with brand new features:
Watch live streaming video of the tour in high definition from any online or mobile device anytime, from anywhere in the world for only $29.95.Â Pause, rewind, and fast forward to guarantee you donâ€™t miss any epic momentsÂ Follow every stride of the race with real-time GPS tracking, minute-to-minute updates on overall standings and rider positions Customize and personalize your viewing by setting alerts for your favorite players and using the new timeline feature to jump instantly to key moments in the race.
Versus will also have a Tour de France mobile application on the iPhone so you can watch live video, expert analysis and up-to-date statistics while on the go.
Want to know how you would compare to the worldâ€™s top riders? Now is your chance with Map My Rideâ€™s Le Tour Challenge. Itâ€™s fun, fast, free, and easy to use!
Ride your bike on any given day of the tour and track your distance, time and pace utilizing the Map My Ride app, GPS device or manual input. Submit your data to mapmyride.com and the site will convert your information into â€œvirtual timeâ€ to see how you would have compared to that dayâ€™s stage of the tour. Win prizes by automatically being entered into daily drawingsâ€”the more days you ride and submit your data, the more chances you have to win!