We’re currently waiting with bated breath for Netflix Tour de France: Unleashed series about the Tour de France It’s slated for release on June 8, but meanwhile Netflix just announced that Season 2 is already up. Life comes at you fast.
According to NetflixTour de France: Unchained closely follows all the players of the Tour, from the rider to the team manager, to understand the multiple challenges of a race that has become a real international symbol and is broadcast in 190 territories.
From the preparation phase to the finish line in Paris, the backstages of famous teams are revealed: AG2R Citroën Team, Alpecin-Fenix, EF Education-EasyPost, Groupama-FDJ Cycling Team, Ineos Grenadiers, BORA-hansgrohe, Team Jumbo-Visma and Team Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl.
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While Tour de France: Unleashed sounds kinda like weird fanfic that we really really don’t want to read, we’re pretty excited about the series. cycling weekly reported that the second season is being filmed on this year’s tourfollowing a similar format with an episode focused on each team.
It will be interesting to see how much the filmmakers were able to get out of the cyclists, especially when they find themselves in the middle of a three-week stage race that leaves riders behind exhausted and hungry— and not exactly in the mood for confessional-style interviews.
There are many people who criticize the format – the “take X-Sport and make it Drive to Survive” that we see in everything from tennis to tennis breakpoint on Netflix to surf Do it or don’t on AppleTV. Of course, the cycling fans have a lot of fun with it and we are not angry about it:
If you’re dying to watch cycling content before the Netflix series launches on June 8th, streaming platforms such as B. Of course there is still plenty of racing action to be seen GCN+ and FloBikes, and in case you haven’t seen it, the Call of a Lifetime series Information on last year’s Gravel Grand Prix race is available for free on YouTube.
Molly writes about cycling, nutrition and training, with a focus on women in sport. Her new mid-range series Shred Girls debuts on Rodale Kids/Random House in 2019 with Lindsay’s Joyride. Her other books include Mud, Snow and Cyclocross, Saddle, Sore and Fuel Your Ride. Her work has been featured in magazines such as Bicycling, Outside and Nylon. She is the co-host of The Consummate Athlete Podcast.