10 tough questions on the Tour de France's opening stages

How familiar are you with day one of the Tour de France since 1980?

Photo: Graham Watson

Saturday July 4 sees the start of the 102nd Tour de France with the Grand Départ in Utrecht. This year's race starts with a 13.8km individual time trial to see who will wear the first yellow jersey.

Prologues and opening day time trials have been de rigeur for much of the last 35 years, which gave people with limited ambitions in the overall GC, such as Chris Boardman, the chance to wear the yellow jersey.

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