Five things to look out for during week one of the Tour de France

The racing is just a day away, and we're expecting fireworks

Tour de france week one excitement building
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There's just one more sleep to go until the Tour de France 2022 officially kicks off. 

With rider presentations complete, press badges collected, and start lists now cemented, here's what we're looking out for in the opening week... 

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles.