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Tour De France Rider Reveals Photo Of What The Race Really Does To His Legs

By Mark Pygas

The Tour de France is a grueling race held annually in which competitors cycle around 2,200 miles over 21 day-long stages, all in a 23-day period. Unsurprisingly, you have to be incredibly fit to compete, and even then, the challenge can have a devastating effect on your body. 

Paweł Poljański of Poland recently took to Instagram to share a shocking photo of his legs after day 18 of the competition. 

After sixteen stages I think my legs look little tired 😬 #tourdefrance

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