Indeed.Dazed and Confused said:Again, the July fans couldn't care less.
Can't spell it clearer for you. Think business. Forget sporting element or credibility.
Hardcore fans will get involved and claim deja vu. On CN no doubt, me included.
But TdF will continue as always.
OK, the mountain stages are different, but 60% of the "fans" roadside are there for the publicity caravan freebies and not for the race.
Many leave before the race passes.