MZ COMPETES IN 'TOUR DE FRANCE FOR MOTORCYCLES'
October 20th 2004.

This year, for the first time, MZ took part in Moto Tour - the Tour de France for motorcycles. Competing against 238 other riders over the 2,300km course, Theirry Rogier rode a 660cc Baghira and Philippe Magny entered an MZ 1000S.

Setting off from Reims on October 3rd, the duo travelled via Dijon, Thonon, Genoble and Salon, towards Toulon in the South East of France.

Magny took a 15.5-minute forfeit after missing one checkpoint, and ultimately managed a 75th-place finish. Rogier was more successfully, finishing second in his class and sixth overall.

Pictured: MZ 1000S