Original caption: Paris, France: An almost certain winner of the famous Tour De France this year is Belgian rider Eddie Merckx. At the end of the 17th stage with only five more days to go, he leads the field with a lead of 16 minutes and 18 seconds. This is the first attempt at the tour.
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