Saturday, 3 July 2010

Stage 3 - Wanze to Arenberg Porte du Hainaut - 207km

The comment of Christian Prudhomme

This is unquestionably one of the highlights of the first week of the race, and a major first for this stage start and finish. Cobblestones haven’t been negotiated on the Tour since 2004. There will be 7 cobbled sectors over a total of 13,2 kilometres, including the Haveluy sector, only ten kilometres from the stage finish. The finish line will be located at the entrance to the notorious Arenberg Trench, the legendary backdrop to Paris-Roubaix.

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  1. Hi Q...
    It`s Sav...!
    Just in case you didn`t look at or couldn`t look at your facebook messages...don`t worry!!
    Lorina left a tap runnin` at the cottage and we couldn`t get in touch with her but Eric`s been in and seen to it! no damage or anything silly it was just running out down the sink into the drain...but if your metered you might get a big bill this quarter...!
    All the best with yr quest!!!

  2. Hi Quentin, I was wondering .... do you feel like the hare that is at a greyhound race, full of adrenalin with the Greyhounds (peloton) ready to be unleashed on the Tour. (You know the hare always wins). Have the Tour given you your yellow jersey yet?, considering that you are the Tour leader. Keep turning those tyres I have been following each day.

  3. Hi Nik, indeed I do, just like that! Thanks for following my progress, much appreciated, I'll keep on rolling just as long as I can :-)