The insomnia of July is about to dawn upon my household. My wife is already complaining that her husband will be lost to cycling on another continent. But let’s face it.

The Tour de France has arrived!

And the Australian television station who has been brought us ‘le grand boucle’ for the last 17 years is primed and ready again to bring us the 100th edition. They have been showing a pretty cool advert to get us all pumped.

Even Google thinks its a great idea to showcase the race with a doodle on its homepage.

Vive Le Tour! Allez Cadel!