Even on a rest day the cyclists are riding through the French countryside. Yesterday I had a chance to get out myself–sans helmet as mine was crushed in my luggage. Saxo hooked me up with Stuart O’Grady’s spare bike and I got to pedal around for a while. And if you check out this video you can see who I got to ride with:
And who I encountered later. Talk about eye-opening when you see the yellow jersey in front of you.