Information systems and performance: the case of « Tour de France » racing cyclists

This research analyses the results of twelve Tours de France competitions in order to compare the gaps at arrival between the riders before and after the introduction of developed information systems. Developed information systems for professional cycling include the use of radio links between riders and team managers (headphones), TV screens in the car of team managers, GPS localization for instant measures of gap between riders, SRM,…

G. Gueguen (2007), « Information systems and performance: the case of « Tour de France » racing cyclists », 15th Congress of European Association for Sport Management, Torino, Italy, 12-15 september 2007.



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