Time goes by fast
Pedal harder
Pull what's amassed
in my larder
Down in a tuck
showing some pluck
to trial with style

Image of time trial rider Connor Swift in first stage in Copenhagen Denmark of 2022 Tour de France courtesy of A.S.O./Charly Lopez at Tour de France Media Area free of rights pictures.

Words © Stephen W. Buchanan 2022

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Tour de(layed) France

The teams arrayed
anxious to start
the long delayed
but Grand Depart
Glad for the chance
to race through France
as did COVID

Image – 26/08/2020 – Tour de France 2020 – Grand Depart a Nice – Tramway de Nice © A.S.O./ Pauline Ballet

(C) Stephen W. Buchanan 2020

Posted to reflect today as the start of the much delayed 2020 version of Le Tour de France.

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