as you will have read elsewhere on here, gosia organised a trip to the grand depart in rotterdam this weekend for my birthday.
those of you that follow me on twitter will also know that i won access to the ‘village depart’ as a guest of bmc, including a trip in their team car behind one of their riders during the prologue time-trial.
i could (and probably will) blog hourly for a month about the experience. it was incredible. a once in a life-time experience for a regular cycling fan like me.
so here is a taster of a few of the 500+ pictures i took. there is much more to come…