Tuesday, May 24, 2022
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Are we ready yet? Are we ready yet? Can we start yet?

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Are we ready yet. Two days out from the start of the Tour. The whole team has arrived at the hotel, and the Show is about to begin! It’s very exciting, but not much is really going on.

It’s sort of like when the starter calls “set” in a track & field sprint: heaps of stuff about to happen, but nothing doing just yet. Yes I once sprinted. Yes, in this instance “sprinted” is a very loosely applied verb.

This is the first full day of the road show. We have a good whack of people here: 19 staff will be on the road for the full three weeks.

Two directors, our fearless leader JV, a press officer, a doc, a physio (hurrah!), a chiro, a physiologist, an aerodynamicist, four soigneurs, three mechanics, a bus driver, a ch