Tour de France 2016: Stage 15 – IAM ecstatic as Pantano takes the stage

The race moved back into lumpy territory today, with 159km of ups and downs which smashed and splintered the race like a cheap chair – aside from the yellow jersey group, which stayed together like a sturdy Chesterfield and gave Froome a comfy ride to the finish. Rafal Majka (Tinkoff) rode out of the chaos, picking up plenty of polka-points throughout the day, but had to be satisfied with the King of the Mountains jersey as IAM Jarlinson Pantano’s irresistible charge down the second descent of the Colombier to set up a two-man duel for the stage.

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