Demare takes stage on Route du Sud

France's Arnaud Demare took the second stage of the Route du Sud on Friday with a stunning ride.

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Demare was utterly imperious on the 197.1km course as he topped the general classification.

It was a huge win for Demare to take the second stage in what was a tricky course.

Stephane Poulhies took the opening stage on Thursday from Lacaune-les-Bains to Albi.

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