Founded in 1903 the Tour de France is the world’s most prestigious road cycling race. Staged for three weeks each July—usually in some 20 daylong stages—the Tour typically comprises 20 professional teams of 9 riders each and covers over 3,600 km. The Tour is France’s premier annual sporting event and has deep cultural roots. It is watched by huge crowds from the roadside and is televised around the world. Tissot first became the Official Timekeeper in 1988, until 1992,
returning to the prestigious race in 2016.
2021 sees the launch of Tissot’s Super Sport Chrono, Tour de France special. A must for cycling enthusiasts the Tour de France model features great details that recall the cycling spirit of the special edition. In addition to the finely detailed racing bike on the chronographs seconds hand, the watch come with a special caseback engraved with the Tour logo and is presented in a special box developed for the event. The watch also comes with two interchangeable straps, one leather and one rubber.
The T125.617.17.051.00 Tissot Tour de France Super Sport Chrono is available to order from Rivoli priced at £325.00.
Rivoli is an authorised stockist of Tissot in Jersey, Channel Islands.