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Froome, AG2R lead social media race at the Tour

Published July 18, 2013

LAGUNA, CA (BRAIN) — To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France, Bicycle Retailer will provide fans of professional cycling a weekly infographic on which cyclist and team are leading the social media race.

The statistics are compiled by sourcing data from the cyclists’ and teams' social media platforms: Facebook and Twitter. Take a look at the attached pdf file to see who is leading after the individual time trial.

After two weeks of racing, race leader Christopher Froome was leading the Twitter battle, as well, picking up the most new followers in the period. The French Ag2R team was leading the team category on Facebook, with the most new followers.

And in the individual Facebook category, charismatic all-rounder Peter Sagan had picked up the most new followers of any rider in the race. Tune in next week for the final standings.

Topics associated with this article: Web/Internet, Competition

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