He’s back!

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… and you know who everyone will be focused on for the next three weeks.

A picture taken on July 4, 2009 in Monaco shows frontpages of French and Italian newspapers announcing the start of the 2009 Tour de France. The Tour, which starts today, will cover 21 stages (10 flat stages, 8 mountains, 2 individual time-trials as well as one team time trial) before it ends 3.500 km later in Paris on July 26.

Photo: NATHALIE MAGNIEZ/AFP/Getty Images

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2 thoughts on “He’s back!

    inklake said:
    July 6, 2009 at 3:19 PM

    2nd stage of the Tour de France. Ryder Hesjedal 36th, stands 44th overall.

    Link contains video of the stage, the race, and updates on the leaders.

    inklake said:
    July 6, 2009 at 3:26 PM

    3rd stage. Lance roars back into contention. Armstrong now stands 3rd overall. Ryder Hesjedal winds up 96th in the stage, with the main peleton, 41 seconds back of Mark Cavendish who claimed his second consecutive stage victory.

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