The Tour de France leaves Denmark via two-hour flights and a 900 km journey

The Tour de France may not have raced Monday, although it was no ordinary Grand Tour rest day, with riders, staff and organizers facing the longest transfer in the history of the race as the race south from Denmark through Germany was relocated, and Belgium to northern France.

The riders had it relatively easy as each team filled in six charter flights to Lille and Calais on Sunday evening after stage three. While the majority of teams took race organizer ASO flights, Israel Premier Tech had the luxury of a private jet.

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