SOME OF THESE ARE FUNNY Ooops, a red light -- but we're all going through anyway as you do in the Tour de France. The Peloton just keeps rolling on. His legs will be screaming for him to stop! He's dancing on his pedals in a most immodest way! He climbs like an angel! He's wearing the mask of pain. He's crazy. He's always been crazy. And what on EARTH is he doing? This is a pedigree group of men, they are holding on by the skin of their shorts. And who is that in the background? That looks like Stephen Roche! IT LOOKS LIKE STEPHEN ROCHE!  His bike actually weighs less than 1 kg. It's a dream going up the hill, but he'll be blown away going down it. We now watch the riders make their way up the mountain road, chosen by the road department as the least arduous path. I can tell you right now these riders would disagree with their choice. Now if I were an Olympic cycling judge—which as it happens I am—I'd say that was all right. That is twenty-one miles of pure purgatory. He's really having to dig deeply into the suitcase of courage. These are the great adventurers of the Tour de France, and the spirit of the race for all to see. Go out and see what you can do. Paul [Sherwen], with this attack the chicken skin is about to fall. These boys are descending like stones. The yellow jersey makes you ride like two men. He's riding like he has four legs. The big man is in a 'spot of bother' on this climb. On Lance Armstrong during a time trial: "LOOK, LOOK at that infernal cadence" Alexander Vinokourov, the man who refuses to die There's Jan Ullrich, turning over those massive gears!