VeloVoices Podcast 106: An infamous first week of Tour de France 2017

In our 106th episode, Midge and Chris discuss the first 9 stages of the 2017 Tour de France while Kathi sits out because she missed the time cut. Special attention is paid to the controversial decision by the race jury on stage 4 as well as the carnage and brutality of stage 9. The VeloVoices will be back next week to discuss the action of the second week! Vive le Tour!
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Tour de France 2017 : Final KM stages 1 – 9

It’s been a tumultuous first nine stages since the Tour de France rolled down the TT ramp in Dusseldorf. I don’t quite remember another GT with so many INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS. We’ve seen sprint victories given on the width of pixel, a win by rider stuck in a single gear, and another managing to unclip and clip in the blink of an eye. The World Champion was expelled from the peloton, and there were far, FAR too many crashes. I think we’re all ready for the rest day.

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