Definitions for "1965 Tour de France"
The 1965 Tour de France was memorable for a number of reasons. In his first year as a professional, Felice Gimondi, a substitute replacement on the Salvarani team, captures the overall title ahead of Raymond Poulidor, last year's second place finisher. The 52nd edition of the Grand Boucle was counter-clockwise (Pyrenees first) and consisted of 22 stages and 4177 km (~ 2596 miles) with an average speed of 35.886 km/h (22.3 mph).