Ride The Ronde From Your Couch

Here’s a flyover of tomorrow’s Ronde course, courtesy of our favorite friends, Señor Youtube and Mr. Internet. You should really meet them.

Unfortunately, there’s no soundtrack, so, rather than give you an 8-minute exercise in aural withdrawal, we thought we’d add one ourselves, using this opportunity to show why Belgians should stick to cycling.

It’s also reassuring that we Americans aren’t alone in our proclivities for singsongy, mass-spectacle, prime-time television shows. Thank you Eurovision Song Contest.

Press play on both videos and see how long you can make it. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

And since we feel sorry for subjecting you to that, here’s some course recon that’s a tad more interesting: