Today’s Clasica San Sebastian saw Bauke Mollema (Trek Segafredo) attack on the final climb, initially as part of a trio, before overhauling Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) on one of the steeper ramps then descending like a demon and time-trialling to a solo finish. His breakmates, and former winners here, Tony Gallopin (Lotto-Soudal) won the two- up sprint from Movistar’s Alejandro Valverde to round out the podium.
Part deux of our au revoir to Le Tour takes us from Normandy to Zenith via space stats and some mini Sky fans… allons y mes amis!
C’est fini. We have said our last goodbye. The caravan has thrown its last freebie and the bunting is bedraggled. If you’re still missing the Tour buzz, we’ve got you covered with our A-Z of the weird, the wonderful and the wistful at the 103rd Tour de France.