Riders react on Twitter to a chaotic stage two at the Tour de France

Mark Cavendish, Alex Dowsett, Dan Martin and others take to Twitter to talk about the wind and rain of stage two at the Tour de France

Dan Martin heads to sign in before the start of Stage 8 of the 2015 Dauphine Libere.

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Wind and rain battered the Tour de France on stage two, turning it more into a Spring Classic than a race that's happening in the middle of the Summer.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.