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Tour de France 2019 Stage 2: Prediction, profile, start time, highlights, TV stream

We’re straight into the team time trial at the 2019 Tour de France. Stage 2’s team trial is expected to set new speed records, if the conditions are right.

There are plenty of long straights on this trial, with just a few tricky bends to navigate.

Even if you don’t like cycling, it’s worth tuning in on Sunday just for the views.

Tour de France 2019: Stage 2

It’s a fairly straight-forward team time trial. Although, we’ve seen these go horribly wrong in the past before.

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Distance: 27.6km
Profile: Another flat blast around Brussels for the teams.

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How to watch and start time

The action will be live on SuperSport 5 from 14:20 and should finish at around 17:00. If you don’t have a Dstv subscription, you can follow Le Tour’s YouTube channel for all the highlights.

Prediction

Ineos, Sunweb, Mitchelton-Scott and Jumbo-Visma are all in with a shot. In with an outside chance is Team Dimension Data, but that will be much more difficult for the South African team without Mark Cavendish.

What happened on Stage 1

Crashes galore. You can read the full report from Stage 1 here.

Rank outsider Mike Teunissen won a chaotic opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday after a collision in the final kilometre blew the bunch sprint wide open in Brussels.

Defending champion Geraint Thomas of Ineos was caught up in that late fall, caused by Teunissen’s teammate sprinter Dylan Groenewegen, but the Welshman said he was unscathed back at his team bus.

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