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These recreational cyclists give you a humourous account of how windy it can be on the St. Nazaire Bridge:
"It's just a little bit breezy"

June 28 post: Stage 3 heads north from the Vendée region and into Brittany for what should be a flat mass sprint finish in Redon after 198 km. This will likely be win number 1 for Mark Cavendish (HTC-Highroad) at this year's Tour.

The one main obstacle that could ruin the day for the sprinters is the St. Nazaire Bridge, a cable-stayed bridge spanning the Loire river which peaks in the middle forming the only categorized climb (cat 4) of the day. On this long 3.3 km bridge the winds are known to kick up and during the 2000 team time trial, the winds were so strong that some riders found the most efficient drafting position was riding side-by-side! — Steve