Shadow Tour Even when the Tour de France has ended the cycling circus keeps spinning for weeks. Within 48 hours after the finish in Paris the bikers strike down in Stiphout. Money is the main reason to appear at the start in this little Dutch church village. Their popularity after three weeks of extreme effort can now be monetized. It’s an open secret that the outcome of the race is predetermined. However this doesn’t stop the people from cheering on their cycling heroes.