Photo Gallery: 100 Cycling Races through France 06/27/2013
 1920: In the '20s, Philippe Thys (right) set a new record with three race...
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1920: In the '20s, Philippe Thys (right) set a new record with three race victories. The racer on the left is the French rider René Chassot. Tour founder Desgrange said: "If the war hadn't robbed him of his best years, Philippe Thys would surely have won more than three tours."