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Building of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge
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As seen from the Aquarium
East Bay on ramp
The Last Shark Fin
Closing the main span gap
Paving the bridge
The last stay cable
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July 30, 2005: Training for the next Tour de France

And what a difference a week makes - a view of the Arc de Triumph from my photo spot - this time without a crowd

My photo spot from last week (July 24, 2005)

And looking down the Champs Elysees, suddenly appears the next generation of Lance Armstrong - already practicing flying up the Champs Elysees 49 weeks before the next Tour de France

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