Slideshow: Scenes from the opening stages of the Tour de France

Belgium's Greg van Avermaet, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium after the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race, a team time trial over 35.5 kilometers (22 miles) with start and finish in Cholet, France, Monday, July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
New Zealand's Dion Smith, wearing the best climber's dotted jersey, celebrates on the podium after the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race, a team time trial over 35.5 kilometers (22 miles) with start and finish in Cholet, France, Monday, July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Britain's Chris Froome gets back on the road after crashing during the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 201 kilometers (124.9 miles) with start in Noirmoutier-en-L'Ile and finish in Fontenay Le-Comte, France, Saturday, July 7, 2018. (Jeff Pachoud, pool photo via AP)
Fernando Gaviria of Colombia, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, and new overall leader Slovakia's Peter Sagan, center right, ride in the pack during the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 182.5 kilometers (113.4 miles) with start in Mouilleron-Saint-Germain and finish in La Roche Sur-Yon, France, Sunday, July 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Team AG2R La Mondiale with France's Romain Bardet in last position strains during the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race, a team time trial over 35.5 kilometers (22 miles) with start and finish in Cholet, France, Monday, July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
The pack rides during the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 201 kilometers (124.9 miles) with start in Noirmoutier-en-L'Ile and finish in Fontenay Le-Comte, France, Saturday, July 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )
Team Sky with Britain's Chris Froome, second left, is about to start the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race, a team time trial over 35.5 kilometers (22 miles) with start and finish in Cholet, France, Monday, July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Britain's Chris Froome puts his water bottle on his bicycle prior to the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race, a team time trial over 35.5 kilometers (22 miles) with start and finish in Cholet, France, Monday, July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Rolf Sorensen, a Danish former professional cyclist, talks to the Astana Pro team car after a reconnaissance of the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race, a team time trial over 35.5 kilometers (22 miles) with start and finish in Cholet, France, Monday, July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Australia's Heinrich Haussler is being helped after he crashed during the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 182.5 kilometers (113.4 miles) with start in Mouilleron-Saint-Germain and finish in La Roche Sur-Yon, France, Sunday, July 8, 2018. (Jeff Pachoud/Pool via AP)
France's Axel Domont, center, rides in the pack during the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 201 kilometers (124.9 miles) with start in Noirmoutier-en-L'Ile and finish in Fontenay Le-Comte, France, Saturday, July 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Poland's Tomasz Marczynski, left, and Belgium's Jelle Vanendert get back on the road after crashing during the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 201 kilometers (124.9 miles) with start in Noirmoutier-en-L'Ile and finish in Fontenay Le-Comte, France, Saturday, July 7, 2018. (Jeff Pachoud, pool photo via AP)
The pack pedals during the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 182.5 kilometers (113.4 miles) with start in Mouilleron-Saint-Germain and finish in La Roche Sur-Yon, France, Sunday, July 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
The pack rides during the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 182.5 kilometers (113.4 miles) with start in Mouilleron-Saint-Germain and finish in La Roche Sur-Yon, France, Sunday, July 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Slovakia's Peter Sagan, left, Italy's Sonny Colbrelli, right, and France's Arnaud Demare sprint to the finish line during the finish line to win the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 182.5 kilometers (113.4 miles) with start in Mouilleron-Saint-Germain and finish in La Roche Sur-Yon, France, Sunday, July 8, 2018. Sagan won the stage. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )
Colombia's Fernando Gaviria crosses the finish line ahead of Peter Sagan of Slovakia, left, and Germany's Marcel Kittel, far left, to win the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 201 kilometers (124.9 miles) with start in Noirmoutier-en-L'Ile and finish in Fontenay Le-Comte, France, Saturday, July 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Colombia's Fernando Gaviria, right, crosses the finish line ahead of Peter Sagan of Slovakia, left, to win the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 201 kilometers (124.9 miles) with start in Noirmoutier-en-L'Ile and finish in Fontenay Le-Comte, France, Saturday, July 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
People watch the pack during the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 201 kilometers (124.9 miles) with start in Noirmoutier-en-L'Ile and finish in Fontenay Le-Comte, France, Saturday, July 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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