So, the route’s been announced (and oh my goodness, isn’t it an exciting one?), you’ve paid your deposit, and now all that stand between you and France are seven-and-a-bit months of training. Oh, and winter.
Chris Froome limped across the stage to a huge round of applause, Egan Bernal crossed the stage to even more applause and Thibot Pinot got the biggest roar of the day. So the stage was set and the route was revealed.