Last year the Tour came through Preuilly sur Claise. This year the closest it came was near Chateauroux - about 60km away, but as Susan had missed the Tour last year we decided to take a bit of a trip so she could experience it first hand.
We drove to a crossroads called le Relais, found a comfortable spot and waited.
This short (5 minutes or so) film is what it is like at the Tour de France, from the time when you think you might see some bicyclists until the time it is all over.
but the stage was won by Mark Cavendish who was
sitting back in the pack about 2 minutes behind.
faces in the crowd, but all I got was bums.