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Aug 28, 2014 - Stage 1 Le Puy en Velay to Saugues 46km - Baptism of Fire

Stage 1 le Puy to saugues (Sog) 46km. (28 August 2014) The hard slog to Saugues begins with 500m climb to 1150 to the half way point followed by a 500m descent thru some amazing alpine/gorges fantastic roads following a river. Can't wait to see the Go Pro film of the descent, which was taken by Ray. In all around 25km of descents. Just wonderful The weather Sunny 25 and bloody hot the problems Recently resurfaced roads which haven't been swept creating havoc. Significant gravel over many kms of the 9km climb. Peter B catches stone in...

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