Stage 1 up-to-the-minute reports: St. Omer to Boulogne-sur-Mer

Today's 194.5km stage from St. Omer to Boulogne-sur-Mer has started under cloudy skies and sporatic light rains. All 189 riders contesting the 2001 Tour de France have left St. Omer. Festina's Christophe Moreau is the man in yellow after winning yesterday's prologue time trial in Dunkirk. Be sure to check VeloNew's Tour de France page for up-to-the-minute news as today's stage develops.

Today’s 194.5km stage from St. Omer to Boulogne-sur-Mer has started under cloudy skies and sporatic light rains.

All 189 riders contesting the 2001 Tour de France have left St. Omer. Festina’s Christophe Moreau is the man in yellow after winning yesterday’s prologue time trial in Dunkirk.

Be sure to check VeloNew’s Tour de France page for up-to-the-minute news as today’s stage develops.