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25 kilometers to go ...

When you ascend the Col du Telegraph there's still another 25 kilometers before the top of the Col du Galibier ...

25 kilos to go

Well they're building a flamme-rouge outside Alpe D'Huez I've got 25 kilos to go
And the whole town's waitin' just to hear me yell I've got 24 kilos to go
Well they gave me some beans for my last meal I've got 23 kilos to go
But nobody asked me how I feel I've got 22 kilos to go
Well I went past a duffer and his whole dern bunch with 21 kilos to go
And I sent for the mayor but he's out to lunch I've got 20 more kilos to go
Then the sheriff said boy I gonna watch you die got 19 kilos to go
So I laughed in his face and I spit in his eye got 18 kilos to go
Now hear comes the preacher for to save my soul with 13 kilos to go
And he's talking bout' bonkin' but I'm so cold I've 12 more kilos to go
Now they're detecting' the chip and it chills my spine 11 more kilos to go
And my gears and my chain aw they work just fine got 10 more kilos to go
Well I'm waitin' on the descent that'll set me free with 9 more kilos to go
But this is for real so forget about me got 8 more kilos to go
With my feet on the pedals and my bum out the saddle I got 5 more kilos to go
Won't somebody come and push me through with 4 more kilos to go
I can see the mountains I can see the skies with 3 more kilos to go
And it's to dern pretty for a man that don't wanna bonk 2 more kilos to go
I can see the buzzards I can hear the crows 1 more minute to go
And now I'm cresting and here I go-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o!

With apologies to Johnny Cash

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