This was supposed to be a routine flat stage, a pause for breath between Pyrenean pain and the long time trial tomorrow. Instead we had rain making the peloton’s life miserable, a perfectly executed, pre-planned attack by Ramunas Navardauskas to break Garmin-Sharp’s Tour duck and Peter Sagan hitting the deck as another stage slipped from his grasp.
After the gruelling Pyrenean stages, it could be a time for the sprinters to make an appearance. Remember them? Continue reading