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The Sprint

There is nothing, absolutely nothing like the sprint finish of a bike race. For a start, in a big stage race, you never know if there will be a sprint finish. ¬†On a flat stage, there usually is but sometimes … Continue reading

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Tour Diary – Stage Six – Dinan to Lisieux

Thursday 7th July 2011 There was a choice; whether to go into Dinan to wave off the riders at the start of the Tour or watch from the roadside as so many thousands of people do. I was determined that … Continue reading

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Le Tour 2011

It was the helicopters I heard first, ¬†approaching from the west, still quite high and then swooping lower, following the riders up the last winding ascent before the road flattened on the headland of Cap Frehel, Brittany. Somewhere out of … Continue reading

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