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89th Tour de France - Grand Tour
France, July 6-28, 2002
Tour de France news for July 1, 2002
Edited by Jeff Jones
Tommy Simpson's daughter to ride Mont Ventoux
Johanna Simpson, the daughter of deceased professional cyclist Tommy Simpson, has left Gent for a cycling pilgrimage to Mont Ventoux, where Tommy died 35 years ago. Johanna will climb the last five kilometres of the legendary mountain a day after the Tour stage finishes there.