Starting This Week, Cyclists and Bike Racing Fans Can Enjoy the VeloNews Tour de France Guide in Any Format They Want.
Boulder, Colorado, USA — June 5, 2019 — The 2019 VeloNews Tour de France Guide is now available! The world’s most informative and entertaining guide to the Tour is releasing in print, digital, and e-book editions beginning today. Cyclists and bike racing enthusiasts can find the 2019 VeloNews Tour de France guide in over 1,000 physical locations and online retailers. Single copies are shipping now from velopress.com.
This year’s VeloNews Tour de France Guide covers the 2019 race in unprecedented ways with all-new infographics, route maps, elevation profiles, team ratings, and power rankings for the contenders. This essential guide features an exclusive interview with 2018 Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas and retrospectives on key anniversaries of the Tour from veteran cycling journalists Sam Abt, Rupert Guinness, and Andrew Hood. Geraint Thomas reveals how his 2018 Tour victory has changed him, his team’s dynamics, and shares his expectations for 2019. The VeloNews staff offers analysis of the contenders; Chris Froome, Thomas Dumoulin, Nairo Quintana, Steve Kruijswijk, Jacob Fuglsang, Adam Yates, Romain Bardet, Thibaut Pinot, Richie Porte, Primoz Roglic, and others. The issue shares a fresh, new take on team profiles as well as fascinating infographics on the demands of the Tour, from sprinting to climbing.
The 2019 VeloNews Tour de France Guide release schedule:
- Print magazine: Subscriber copies and VeloPress.com preorders mail on June 5th. The issue releases on newsstands and in hundreds of Barnes & Noble locations on June 18th. The cover price is $14.99.
- Local bike shops: Select bicycle retailers will carry the print edition, which will sell out. Shop your local bike shop beginning June 6-10th. Retailers can restock at velopress.com.
- Digital edition: Releasing on June 5th for $14.99 through Zinio and the VeloNews mobile app. Digital edition subscribers receive their issue on June 5th.
- E-book edition: Releases through VeloPress from Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Google Play, and 40 more e-book retailers at a variety of retail prices on June 18th.
About the VeloNews Tour de France Guide
In April, VeloNews announced that its 2019 Tour de France Guide would reach over 142,000 cycling enthusiasts thanks to expanded print and all-new digital distribution. For the first time ever, the VeloNews Tour Guide has distributed to VeloNews print magazine subscribers plus all Bicycle Retailer & Industry News subscribers; to digital edition subscribers through Zinio and a new Zinio-powered smartphone app; to over 40 e-book retailers including Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, and Google Play; to nearly 1,000 newsstands and front-of-store sports-themed displays at the top 650 Barnes & Noble stores; and direct to consumers and bike shops through velopress.com. Every bike shop that receives Bicycle Retailer & Industry News will receive the VeloNews Tour de France Guide with the June issue. To book Tour de France advertising on VeloNews.com, the VeloNews email newsletters, or the VeloNews podcasts, contact Mark Gouge or Bicycle Retailer & Industry News sales staff.
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