It’s that time, we go from being saddos to the ‘go to guys/girls’ for info; the papers even pay attention to cycling for a week or two; Viktor hates it but watches every stage and Dave Brailsford is spending a lot of time in church praying for ‘Froomey’s’ form to come good… yes, it’s Tour time. But before the first low pro rolls off the ramp in Dusseldorf – incidentally, ‘the sixth most “liveable” city in the world,’ strangely we couldn’t find Kirkcaldy on the list.
VeloVeritas will be bringing you a word or two each day about the greatest annual sporting event on earth.
We’ll be going over for the middle week and will try to give you a good flavour of what it’s all about.
Never mind, here’s the ‘who we think will do what’ for the 2017 Tour de France: