Ford Tour Day 1: from Apia to Lalomanu

ON YOUR BIKES: The Ford Tour of Samoa started at Tanoa Tusitala Hotel at 6am, yesterday. 

It was led out by defending champions Tim Robertson and Rebecca Marley. 

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At the end of Stage 1, Aucklander Neil Blayney took over the leaders jersey from Tim. 

The lead changed again at the end of Stage 2, at Maninoa, to Brendon Madden-Smith and  to Katheren Leitner for the women. 

There are 42 riders on the Tour, the biggest ever in the short history of the event.    

Images: Scottie T Photo

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