Bonjour! Stage 4 crossed from Belgium to France through wide fields on narrow, dusty lanes to town streets, but all featuring cobbles, seven gruelling sections in total. A much happier day for most than Stage 3, but for those nursing serious injuries, the cobbles must have been hellish. The top teams and positions stayed pretty much as before; Team Sky rode a great race and there was a lovely moment after the intermediate sprint where Peter Sagan, with a twirl of his finger, appeared to suggest a breakaway among the sprinters (they didn’t accept the invitation!) but the real delight of the day came for Tony Martin who won the stage and the Yellow Jersey – the first time in his career. Congratulations! Here are my drawings:

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3 thoughts on “ Tour de France 2015: Stage 4 – Seraing to Cambrai ”

  1. Reblogged this on Stokoe's Blog and commented:
    Here’s another take of Stage Four yesterday, go and check out the drawings – Maxine Dodd’s fantastic artwork will definitely be a regular on Stokoe’s Blog over the coming weeks!

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  2. Fantastic depictions of the race, I especially like the one which one rider is speaking to the other two riders next to him. Beautiful art.

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