Le TOUR’19: First Week Photo & Video Gallery

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Tour Photo and Video Gallery: Seven stages down – fourteen to go, and the first week of the 2019 Tour de France has been quite exciting… thank goodness. There are many thousands of images from the French Grand Tour out there, so we have tried to find some different views here in our ‘Tour First Week Gallery’.

Click on the blue stage number for race report and more pics.


The King of Cycling – Eddy Merckx

Teams Presentation:

The ‘Tour Village’ was a big hit in Brussels


The Tour de France took over the centre of Brussels


Team Ineos – Will the Tour’19 trophy stay with Geraint Thomas?


As expected, Eddy Merckx was very popular at the Tour presentation

Teams presentation video:

Stage 1:

There was as many fans at the start of stage 1 as for the presentation


Greg Van Avermaet wanted that first KOM jersey


Not a good start to the Tour for Jakob Fuglsang


Mike Teunissen was sweaty and happy to be in yellow

Stage 1 on-board camera:

Stage 2 TTT:

Not sure I would want to be in Tony Martin’s place – That yellow skinsuit is quite thin


The Atomium was a perfect back drop for the TTT finish area


Van Avermaet is popular with his home fans


“You are nearly as good as my grandson!”

Last kilometre of stage 2:

Stage 3:

Some nice-shop fronts in Binche


Another fan packed town square


Typical steep little climbs


Tim Wellens was after the KOM jersey

Alaphilippe attacks on stage 3:

Stage 4:

New yellow jersey – Julian Alaphilippe


KOM jersey, helmet and bike for Tim Wellens


The first full stage on home French soil


Elia Viviani and Julian Alaphilippe – Another winning day for Deceuninck – Quick-Step

Onboard camera stage 4:

Stage 5:

The word is that ‘BalaVerde’ has lost 10kg for the Tour – Should be the ‘ThinRainbowBullet’ now


Tim Wellens in the break again, taking those KOM points


Peter Sagan shows the form of the past – Stage win and green jersey


100% Sagan

Sagan battles stage 5:

Stage 6:

Just incase you didn’t know it was the start of the climb


The Tour has its own ‘Strade Bianche’


Dylan Teuns made sure of the stage win


Behind; it was Geraint Thomas who showed his form


André Greipel Tweeted that: “I heard cyclo cross is in style atm so I tried a bit of this and hopefully it brings me good legs like @WoutvanAert @mathieuvdpoel and others….”

Last kilometre stage 6:

Stage 7:

The heroes of stage 6 – Teuns, Wellens and Ciccone


The village was out to see the Tour go through


Giulio Giulio does suit yellow


The finish was uphill, but not much


Did I win?


BRAVO Groenewegen!

Onboard camera stage 7

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