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... From there my view was nearly perfect. One could see how the tv camera moved from angle to angle and the riders as they moved into the start area. Each rider had his own ritual before the countdown - some kissed their rings, some fidgeted with their cloves and some picked their noses and others acknowledged the crowd and take a quick look at their yelling, vuvu blowing supporters.
Go Lovie, go Lovie!!!!!" Were the words ringing out through the crowd and we were ...
... all the finer details would be completely lost. And then one of those tinny moments happened.
We spotted a Veuve Cliquot sign and drove into what turned out to be a work yard. A man approached us and he spoke English quite well. It turned out that he was the Manager for Veuve Cliquot in the area and it was his depot and office. We chatted for a while and he offered to organise for us to visit a local champagne house who could provide a tasting. He also offered that if we ever return ...
... Bicycle education is a thing in Holland. They have actual curriculum on riding bikes and as we were leaving we noticed a "parts of a bicycle" test laying on a table.
We walked outside as school was ending to watch all of the parents pick up their kids...on bike. I literally only saw one parent pick up their child in a car. The rest of the children either rode home on their own bike ...
... Good start the van actually existed! It was quite big and I got nervous about how we were going to manage it. The woman was friendly and a little scruffy, her place had stuff everywhere. The van would not be ready until the next day. We went into town to get some supplies. She told us the van had everything, but I wanted my own sheets, towels, pillows and cleaning equipment to give it a good scrub. We booked into a nice hotel for our last night of ...
... coming down the escalator to my track, I saw a train in place and people starting to cram in -- I had to be one of them!
Almost the moment I sat down I noticed that not everybody on the platform had rushed the train as I had. In fact, there were a lot of people still standing on the platform.
Then I recalled that in my eagerness to board, I never actually looked at a train sign. I essentially had no idea where I was going, ...
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