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Two outstanding pics of Tour de France

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I found a new site with lotsa great photos! This is one I snipped!


And then there is this one with the peleton riding over the Col du Galibier, a notorious Tour de France climb!

Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2011/07/22 at 16:32

The Manxman did it again, the 4th stage win this year

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Here is what the Armchair Sports Fan says about Marc Cavendish’s 2011 Tour de France accomplishments:

Mark Cavendish may have been the man to take the podium as the winner of today’s 15th stage to Montpellier but, as the Manxman is so often the first to point out, he was just the final member of a sterling nine-man team effort. HTC-Highroad put their stamp all over this transition stage from start to finish, controlling the chase, the intermediate sprint and the finish to increase their man’s stranglehold on the green jersey. In claiming his fourth win of this Tour Cavendish became the first sprinter (and only the second rider after Eddy Merckx) to win at least four stages at four consecutive Tours de France. Quite simply, this is the most dominant sprinter in the most polished team the sport of cycling has ever seen.

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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2011/07/17 at 14:57