Round and round and round they went. Round and round and nary a cow to be seen.
No real cows, that is. Thanks to Les Agriculteurs des Essarts, we were treated to this splendid sight as almost every team passed by:
Fortunately our commentators were willing to overlook any negative environmental impact of this display, however Phil did seem perplexed by the idea of an animal so happily offering its meat.
Thanks to all our twitter cowrespondents who enthusiastically tweeted news of this vache!