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Historic moments! the waiting and the arrival of the Tour de France 2013, 2nd stage Bastia/Ajaccio

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Under a sweltering sun, our wait started. We were there to see those tireless, courageous cyclists arrive from Bastia after 156km, where 27 year old Jan Bakelants was the first to sprint to the finishing line! If you’d like to read all about the tour, just go to my previous article: bit.ly/1b0aox3 .

I wouldn’t have missed this for anything, living on this island and in Ajaccio! I cannot relate too much or too strongly as regards the excitement and pride deeply sensed throughout Corsica .. they had been planning it for the past two years too, and when the actual moment is finally there, within reach, where you are standing and watching them arrive, you realise it was beyond your expectations, through speed, colour and the absolute professional touch.¬† They just flew by...

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