On The Road
On The Road at the Tour of Britain: We thought Bradley Wiggins might stop to personally thank fans for coming out
What a week it’s been! Driving rain in Scotland, stunning scenery in Wales and Yorkshire, and the amazing experience of racing through London. All the way through, the racing has been fierce.
No news is good news, as they say. I think Sir Dave B and the management team at Sky are quietly pleased with the Team’s current position and general health at the moment, save for G’s pelvis.
On Bradley’s arrival, he bounded out of the team car and shook the hand of every single person on the team, including yours truly. It was a real mark of the respect that exists between the riders and their support team, and made my day after missing out on watching the stage.
No one on Team Sky mentions it; let alone discusses it for fear of jinxing the whole thing, but I can tell it is there.
Everyone refers to the Tour de France simply as ‘the Tour’. Many other races have the same prefix, but only one is sufficiently famous, epic, and so overwhelmingly difficult as to be referred to by it.
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