Big personalities and bitter rivalries: This is what cycling’s ‘Drive to Survive’ needs to inspire new cycling fans

The company that made Netflix's hit Formula 1 show ‘Drive to Survive’ are currently filming at the Tour de France - what’s on our wish list from the series?

Tour de France's Netflix Drive to Survive
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“Not the cycling again” was a common complaint in my house through the early weeks of May. When my housemates did relent and join in my watching of the Giro d'Italia, their bafflement was evident in the avalanche of questions: “why are they riding in a big group”, “why don’t they just work together”, “what do all the colours mean” and the most popular of all, “what do they do when they need the loo?”  

And to be fair, cycling doesn’t really make sense to the untrained eye.  

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