Riders up Close

DSC_0416  Little bike scene in a shop window.  Similar things were everywhere.

DSC_0045  Michael and Pammie up close at the start village.

DSC_0067  Thor Hushovd, Norway.

DSC_0068  Alberto Contador, Espagna.

DSC_0082  David Moncoutie, France.

DSC_0084  Christian van de Velde, USA!

DSC_0087  Contador speaking with Second place, and white jersey winner (best young rider), Andy Schleck, Luxembourg.

DSC_0142  Ah yes, our window front table, far above the madding crowds.....  We had SUCH a great lunch together, need to do this every year.

DSC_0222  Ok L-R is Michael Rogers/Australia, Maxime Montfort?/Belgium, George Hincapie/USA, Mark Cavendish/UK, Mark Renshaw/Australia again, Bernhard Eisel/Germany, Tony Martin/Germany, and finally Kim Kirchen/Luxembourg.  Whew.

DSC_0237  So why is big George riding side saddle??

DSC_0244  Sandy Casar, France.

DSC_0259  A very obliging David Millar, UK.  A past British road and time trial champion.

DSC_0274  The machine, Fabian Cancellara/Switzerland.  Twice World Time Trial champion.

DSC_0278  Franco Pelizzotti/Italia in the polka dots signifying the winner of the climbing jersey.

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