Tour de France: The first week

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  1. The Tour de France moved from Corisca to mainland France for stage 4, with a team time trial in Nice to start the proceedings. After their first Tour stage win on Monday,  Orica GreenEdge made it back-to-back victories with a win in the team time trial that also put Simon Gerrans in the yellow jersey.
  2. Tour de France 2013 - Stage 4 TTT
  3. It may have been a momentous day for Orica GreenEdge, but the day ended in heartbreak for David Millar, whose Garmin team were one of the favourites before the stage which could have put Millar in the yellow jersey.
  4. After fracturing his pelvis in the first weekend, Geraint Thomas incredibly continued to soldier on through the Tour.
  5. American Ted King was disqualified from the race after failing to finish the stage within the time cut by seven seconds
  6. Stage 5 to Marseille saw Mark Cavendish take his first win in the 2013 Tour and his 24th in total.
  7. Stage 6 saw the Tour head to Monpellier.
  8. Andre Greipel was the stage winner after beating Peter Sagan and Mark Cavendish in the sprint finish.
  9. Greipel with the back to back July 4th (2012 Stage 4 into Rouen, 2013 Stage 6 into Montpellier) stage… myWq/