Welcome to Cycling Weekly’s live text coverage of Paris-Nice 2012 stage five on Thursday, March 8.
We will be posting updates throughout the afternoon on what should be a key stage in the race. As ever, feel free to add your questions, remarks and bad jokes in the comment box.
Stage five: Thursday March 8, Onet-le-Château to Mende, 178.5km
Live coverage will start at around midday.
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Paris-Nice 2012: Latest news
Paris-Nice 2012: Race preview and information
Paris-Nice 2012: Stage reports
Paris-Nice 2012: Photo galleries