Saturday, July 7, 2018

Tour, Stage 1: All of France Ahead

Alas, I wasn't able to get the image I wanted, the very start of the Tour.  Seems the cameras went off line at the front of the peloton and it took some time to get the links sorted.  By then, the lead group of three, Kevin Ledanois (Fortuneo-Samsic), Yoann Offredo (Wanty-Groupe Gobert) and Jerome Cousin (Direct Energie) had gotten off the front fot the first break away of the 2018 Tour de France.  Naturally they represented three wild card teams, and all Frenchmen on French teams to boot.  The title comes from the fact that they are just coming off a bridge that links the start island in Noirmoutier en L'Ile to the mainland, and that all of France will be covered in the next three weeks by the peloton.

This is a small 4x6 inch original watercolor painting that is available though my website at www.greigleach.com, or you can simply follow the direct link at the end of this post.  Since it is an original it is first come first served.  The painting was created using Yarka St Petersburg watercolors from Richesonart.com. The work sells for $75 plus shipping. And yes, international shipping is available.

http://www.greigleach.com/large-multi-view/Tour-de-France-2018/3184425-1-251072/PaintingAll-of-France-Ahead.html