Saturday, February 27, 2016

2015 Tour de France Notebook Stage 5

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Here is my Stage 5 notebook entry:

Shorthand translation:

Rooting for Cavendish to win the sprint, but a thrilling finish all the same with a well-earned victory by Greipel.  Rain through much of this stage, and wind -- which caused a large break in the peloton once again.  But for me I will remember most the beautiful wide open spaces of the countryside, the World War I memorials, and (as pictured above) the beautifully well-organized teams at the front of the peloton, keeping their GC contenders safe throughout the stage.

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