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July 6th, 2014 |

The Tour De France Essex !

A big day for Essex tomorrow, with the Tour De France passing through our county:

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The official Tour De France website is here. There is also information on the Essex County Council website.

The Guardian describes the stage as follows:

Relatively short and definitely flat, with not one rated climb en route through Essex, but scenic villages aplenty like Finchingfield and Radwinter before the lengthy run-in past the Olympic park and across the capital to the Mall, replicating the finish of the 2012 Games road race.

One Response to “The Tour De France Essex !”

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    Ian Jordan:

    Great day out, rode up to Great Waltham, packed village with flags and bunting out, then after watching the riders fly past a group of us that rode up together jumped on our bikes and rode the route as the crowds cheered us on. :-)

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