Stage four of the Tour de France saw Wout van Aert and his Jumbo-Visma raiders rip it up on the Cat4 Côte du Cap Blanc-Nez. Their searing attack put everyone on the backfoot – including their teammates- and out of that chaos flew van Aert, riding like the yellow-clad winged messenger of the cycling gods he is. He powered through the next 10km with a solo display of imperiousness, then flew over the finish line, arms outstretched and smile all over his face. Behind him Alpecin-Deceuninck’s Jasper Philipsen celebrated second in the bunch sprint, surely he could not have missed the glorious yellow taking the stage?? Christophe Laporte ensured two Jumbo-Visma on the stage podium. The only change on GC is that Wout now has even more seconds over his rivals.
It’s #TDF2022 and the twitterstream was packed full of cycling goodies. From #RookieRecap to #letourdepoupees, the #couchpeloton is picking up where they left off in the Giro. We also have all the magnificence of Magnus, some shocking chin socks and evidence that Devo were WAY ahead of their time. It’s all here – it’s TOUR TWEETS OF THE WEEK!