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    Tour de France 2017

    Interesting first couple of stages. Geraint Thomas won the first time trial (and Team Sky dominated it), American Taylor Phinney grabbed the King of the Mountains jersey in stage 2, while Kittel won the stage. But Froome and other top guys had a nasty crash in stage 2, while several big names--including Valverde--were forced out of the race from crashes in stage 1 (the time trial). Oh, and Sagan looks off his game, imo (though it's early, to be sure).

    Anyway, links:

    http://www.letour.fr/le-tour/2017/us/
    http://www.nbcsports.com/cycling
    http://www.bbc.com/sport/cycling

    So, who's your pick? Personally, I'm rooting for Richie Porte, but I think Froome has the edge, unless this crash did some real damage. If it did, it's wide open. My longshot: Rafal Majka (who has a great shot to get King of the Mountains).
    Last edited by robeiae; 07-03-2017 at 01:24 AM.
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