Google unlocked its online tour, which started on June 29 in Porto Vecchio, just ten days after the "Grand Depart", as the kick-off is known.

As the site loads, a bicycle icon, in Google colors, pedals away happily.

Armpit-cam could well be the best way to see the Tour de France--as long as your screen isn't equipped with Smell-o-vision.

Users can bike along the map simply by scrolling down the page. Here we are on Stage 9, somewhere between Saint Girons and Saint Bagneres de Bigorre.

As you scroll down, the bike chain whirrs. But can you make it go as fast as Chris Froome, the current holder of the Yellow Jersey?

Google's site uses official Tour de France photos--you can see the four leaders--Chris Froome, Nairo Quintana, Pierre Rolland and Peter Sagan--here at the close of the first week's riding.

Images from social media sites are the order of the day on Your Tour.

Today is a rest day, but tomorrow the Tour takes to the Pyrenees for the start of some vertiginous climbs and descents.

Google Lets You Ride The Tour De France

Cycle nerds, you can partake of the iconic bike race, celebrating its centenary this year, courtesy of Google. And you don't have to pedal, just scroll down the page as fast as your little fingers will take you!

Google has created a website for cycling fans that covers the Tour de France in exhaustive detail. Your Tour just went live, and allows desk-bound Tour fans to capture just about every exhaustive detail of the month-long race, now in its 100th year.

The site uses Street View and Google Maps, and has all sorts of cute little innovations, from photos shared on social media to seeing the race route from a Tour rider's eye. The only things missing are the daily hair-clogged razors, the view from within the medical wagons, and the sweet(ish) smell of manpower mixed with tight Lycra.

How do you think it compares to the official site, which also makes full use of social media?

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