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Le Tour de France 2006 – Day 3: Strasbourg Prologue

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Another good sleep, alarm at 06:00 and straight into the shower, shave, jump into shorts and a T-shirt then down to the car and haul the bike out, stick the wheels in, blow the tyres up, run over it with a baby wipe [they work great] and we’re off to the Strasbourg Prologue.

The mission is to ride, photograph and review the course. My Ibis hotel isn’t far from the race HQ, once I got down there it took a bit of time to orient myself.

Strasbourg Prologue
George Hincapie’s cockpit.

A road gang was hard at work tarring-over the tram tracks which crossed the course – should have had those boys over for the