Tour de France 2007 presentation Trafalgar Square

Think cycling suffers in Britain as a poor relation to the continent? You should have been in Trafalgar Square on Friday night. Actually, chances are, you were. The crowd was enormous.

Prior to the official Tour de France 2007 team presentation, organisers had estimated that 25,000 people would turn up in one of London's most famous landmarks to celebrate the start of the Grand Depart. It must have been twice, three times that. The crowd spilled out of the square well into the surrounding streets, otherwise eerily free of traffic.

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