Tour de France

Stage 3 · 146 km

Ajaccio → Calvi

Morning Intro - a spectacular route

From all accounts this is supposed to be a spectacular route up the west coast of Corsica. So I'm really looking forward to it... except for the 4am start on account of our need to catch a ferry back to the mainland.

"Cycling is a sport that can be harmoniously integrated into the environment, be it a professional road race or a mountain bike event along a forest track"

— Mark Cavendish - Professional road racing cyclist, Winner of the Spring Classic Milan - San Remo, Winner of 23 Tour de France stages

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by Louise Southerden

No matter how you look at it, or where you look, bikes are booming, with cycle-friendly cities, bike rental schemes, rail trails (disused train lines converted to bike paths) and guided cycling tours all over the world. It’s just as well cycling has a small carbon wheel-print.

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