The French have finally done the decent thing and won a stage of the Tour. Cedric Vasseur crossed the line in Marseille to take the win by the width of a tyre. Based on his website page, he can lick his own toes, which may be a useful skill.
European commentators were amused today by Brit David Millar cycling in 100 degree heat in a long sleeved jersey. That may seem insane, but this is what happens to English people who leave body parts uncovered when cycling in southern France.