Stage 2 – 27.6 km (17 miles) – Team Time-Trial
The Yellow Jersey will change shoulders if the winner of the previous stage isn’t surrounded by specialists of the collective effort. The final straight will offer the teams a fine view over the Atomium in the backdrop. Those that will have managed to stay as united as the atoms of the structure built for the 1958 Universal Exhibition should perfrom well. Last summer in Cholet, like in Plumelec in 2015, victory had been decided for just a few seconds.
– C. Prudhomme