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Tour de France Stage 1 LIVE Second thread

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Leeds - Harrogate 190.5 km

After days, weeks and months of anticipation the Yorkshire Grand Départ is here. A first day that should be for the sprinters but that has a very tricky course that looks guaranteed to create chaos in a frisky peloton.

Chuffed Buttertubs of the Day: Marcel Kittel

Because so much buildup for one thing is more likely to screw things up for Cav in the end. Also, Cav is never good from day 1 in the Tour is he? Needs a bit of adversity first.
Also. Kittel is faster than Cav.

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