Pro: Live text of the race is a good distraction at work.
Con: Sudden urge to race other cyclists, buses and cars on the commute.
Pro: Lots of people talking about bikes.
Con: "Why aren't you in the Tour De France?".
Pro: Suddenly I can always stay in the big ring, I mean how hard can it be? Even the BBox Telecom guys can do it and most of them can't even ride around a corner
Con: Keep that razor away from me!!!
Pro: People dont think you are quite as daft as normal for riding around in lycra
Con: Apparantly it is just Lance Armstrong in the race (cant begrudge his return, he is doing very well all told but there are other riders in it too)
My nan asked me the other day if I would enter next year!...I wish nan
pro: lots of great cyclists on the telly
con: lots of crap cyclists on the roads
pro: virtual holiday in France
con: trying in vain to evade Armstrong