New York Times sports reporter
Took a quick shot of Bradley Wiggins' arms. Not an ounce of fat on them.
At first, this looked like a fashion statement gone wrong. Then I realized it was July 4th.
George Hincapie, in his 14th Tour, headed to the start of Stage 1.
The scrum of journalists waiting for Armstrong. #tour #cycling
Tour employees hanging out near the Quick Step bus.
Where were the fans today? Not as packed as I thought it would be.
Monaco is all dolled up for the Grand Depart of the Tour.
Competitors testing out the course, riding next to fans testing out the course.
Fans around the starting line -- 5 hours early. #tdf #tour #cycling
Where the Tour will start Saturday. Bring your yacht for the best view. #tour
Contador rolling out as crowds cheer.
Armstrong on the big screen as his name is announced. #tour
Lance Armstrong & Levi Leipheimer ride to the presentation, passing sailboats and yachts moored in the harbor.
Second sighting of The Devil. Can you find him in this photo?
Columbia riders being introduced to the crowd. #tour
Team Columbia takes off after the team presentation. On the hilltop above, to the right, is the Palace of Monaco.
Guess who I ran into this morning in Monaco? This German fan has come to every Tour since 1993 dressed like this.
Astana's Daniel Navarro Garcia passes a gigantic photo of his teammate, Lance Armstrong.
Fans with a perfect perch from which to watch riders fly by. #giro
Fans around the Coliseum. #giro
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