TdeF good for London

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Hilldodger, 4 Jan 2008.

  1. Hilldodger

    Hilldodger Über Member

    sunny Leicester
    Have just read in Bike Biz that the TdeF brought in an estimated £120 million profit for London.

    Wonder what the Olympics will do.........
  2. trustysteed

    trustysteed Guest

    where did that £120m go?
  3. OP

    Hilldodger Über Member

    sunny Leicester
    It's the additional profits made by business in the capital as a direct result of the tour.

    Somewhere I have the amount spent by TFL on the event. I'll dig it out.
  4. Smeggers

    Smeggers New Member

    Read similar myself, I think old Ken only had to shell out about £8M for it.

    Some return eh?!
  5. Melvil

    Melvil Standard nerd

    I have a teensy weensy feeling the Olympics may not be as profitable as the TdeF!
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