### How many riders in a tour de France team?

There are 9 riders in each tour de France team. That is the limit. the maximum and starting number is 9. throughout the race numbers may decrease due to injury or failing to finish. Nine riders at the start, and then a bunch of support staff. Massage therapists, physio therapists, doctors, dieticians, mechanics, tacticians etc etc.

### How many people enter the Tour De France at the start?

there are 22 teams with 9 in each team, so 198. Answer Twenty teams, each with nine riders makes a starting pool of 180 riders. Some drop out or are injured as the stages progress, so not all 180 finish the race in Paris. Neary 200 people There were 199 Riders entered in the Tour De France 2009 Cycle race 180 racers (20 teams,9 people each) 12.5 people watching (not on television) about 190 riders…