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Were he racing, Bradley Wiggins would have made mincemeat of this evening?s Dauphine prologue. it?s short, flat, straight and even easier than the 2007 version - which he won.

Starting off in the grubby dormitory village of Le Pontet, and finishing on the edge of the River Rhone close to the centre of Avignon, the 5.6 kilometre test has no real challenges whatsoever - except staying focussed.

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