Tour de France Takes London Detour

The Tour de France’s kicked off in England this year with the third stage taking place over a 96.3-mile journey from Cambridge to London.

The pack of cyclists rides past King's College in Cambridge during the 155 km third stage of the Tour de France from Cambridge to London on July 7, 2014.

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The pack of riders passes spectators on the way to London.

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A fan climbs a tree to view cyclists competing in the Tour de France pass through Parliament Square in London, England.

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The pack of cyclists ride past fans.

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A man rides his horse alongside the pack.

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Spectators watch the riders pass in London City.

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Fans watch as the pack passes the Houses of Parliament in central London.

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The pack of riders pass Buckingham Palace.

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Germany's Marcel Kittel celebrates as he crosses the finish line ahead of Slovakia's Peter Sagan at the end of the 155 km third stage of the Tour de France.

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