Welcome to the Tour de Francis

Could an amateur biker handle the rigors of the grueling Tour de France, which is arguably one of athletics most punishing tests of fitness?

Dan Francis, a 29 year old employee at a London pharmaceutical company hopped on a $1500 Carrera Virago bicycle to ride five classic stages of The Tour de France to find out on behalf of Halfords, a UK sponsor of the 2012 Tour, and their ad firm, DLKW Lowe

We won’t spoil it for you, but suffice it to say, he’s no Lance Armstrong. [via openculture]

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