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AGR Review: Patrick Verhoest's Day on the Gulperberg

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Patrick's camera went wandering again, crossing briefly into the Netherlands for a lovely afternoon on the Gulperberg.

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The Gulperberg is so steep...

How steep is it?

It's so steep that... oh, never mind.

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Early peloton in action:

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Man of the Match.

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Rui Costa in the mix:

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It was a day for big bunches.

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Matej Mohoric leads the pack on the descent:

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Breakaway time:

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But nobody was getting away from the masses.

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Plenty of conspicuous characters: Valverde, ten Dam, that guy in rainbow...

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For some reason Patrick keeps taking pictures of random tourists.

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OK, back to the action. Here was perhaps the main action of the day, prior to the final 10 minutes: Joaquim Rodriguez chasing back in futility after a crash.

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These guys weren't waiting up.

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And up...

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All for now. See you tomorrow!

All photos by Patrick Verhoest for the Podium Cafe.