stage two will be one for the sprinters- i predict Thor Hushovd to take the win as well as the maillot vert when the peloton rolls across the line in Brignoles.
in honor of the sprinter's stage, i am posting am image from our garden, which is looking quite nice lately. a sort of jardine vert, if you will, with all of the rain we have been getting here in south Routt so far this spring.
more about the garden in later installments.
for all of the Tour junkies out there who can't get enough from the usual outlets, here's a link to the reference archive of live internet broadcasts in just about any language you want. this is much needed relief from the usual serving of Lance/commercial/Lance/commercial/Lance... etc., etc., etc. that we get here in the U.S. from the only network that will even bother covering a ProTour cycling event, Verses (formerly known as OLN- Only Lance Network).
apparently there are 179 other riders contesting le Tour this year. sometimes it's just kind of hard to tell otherwise.
copious amounts of Tour coverage can be found here
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