'Chapeau to the whole peloton minus Astana,' says Luke Rowe after chaotic Tour de France 2020 stage one

Riders have described the stage one roads as 'like ice' on a day where crashes dominated the action

Luke Rowe after stage one of the 2020 Tour de France (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images,)

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It would probably be easier to list the riders who didn't hit the deck on stage one of the 2020 Tour de France.

Not only faced with having to race through a global pandemic, the rain arrived just in time for the Grand Départ in Nice to turn the road into a "skating rink" that brought down most of the peloton at one point or another.

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