By Ronan Joyce, EMEA Sports Partnerships

This year’s Tour de France promises to be one of the most exciting yet. 22 teams and 98 riders will be on the start line in Mont Saint Michel, ahead of a 3,535km journey that will see the peloton take in Andorra, Spain, and Switzerland en route to Paris. You’ll be able to follow all the action on Facebook and Instagram.

Show Your Support With Profile Picture Frames

You can express your support for each of the famous jerseys of Le Tour – green, white, polka dot and yellow – by visiting the official Le Tour de France Facebook Page and selecting ‘Try It’ on selected Facebook posts, or by visiting the ‘Cycling’ section at facebook.com/gameface.

Ahead of the opening stage, you can also add a frame to your profile picture representing Mont Saint Michel, and more options will be available as Le Tour moves through the mountains!

Follow the Action on Facebook

The official Page of Le Tour is also a great place to keep up with the latest action and see real time highlights, leaderboards, behind the scenes Facebook Live video, 360 content and more.

A number of teams competing in Le Tour are using Facebook Live and 360 video to give fans an inside look at their preparations and training regimes:

Follow the Action on Instagram

On Instagram, teams and riders have been using videos and images to set the scene for Le Tour:

Arrived in France. Took a little ride to the coast on my own with my thoughts.

A post shared by Mark Cavendish (@markcavendish) on

 

 

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