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‘Sprinting is a democracy’ – Mark Cavendish quells chaos at Tour Colombia

'Sprinting is a democracy' – Mark Cavendish quells chaos at Tour Colombia

A still-in-construction apartment complex loomed over the finishing straight of stage 4 of the Tour Colombia. “The best place to live in Zipaquirá, far from the chaos and congestion,” read a billboard advertising the new units, yours for 24 million pesos.

On Friday afternoon, the chaos and congestion were happening directly underneath those half-built towers. A bike race of any kind will always draw a crowd in this corner of the Andes, but the whole of Egan Bernal’s hometown seemed to have turned out to welcome him back, a heaving mass of humanity all along Carrera 15.

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