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  1. California Dispatch

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    A good gauge of a stage race’s difficulty are the faces of its journalists and support staff. If you come across a reporter or marshal who is deranged from tiredness and lengthy transfers, sun-blushed to the point of peeling, and clearly questioning their career path, then you know that the parcours is probably a cracker.

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  2. Ride for Kumamoto

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    We felt the tremors in Tokyo, over a 1000 kilometres away and our immediate thoughts were where had it struck, how big was it and is there a tsunami warning? But in Kumamoto thoughts like these were a luxury – fires raged in the cities, bridges had collapsed and over 44,000 people had been evacuated. People there were in immediate danger and the only saving grace was that Japan’s stringent building regulations had kept the number of casualties to a minimum.

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