Tour de France 2022 : Stage 11 – Jumbo break Pogacar, Vingegaard takes yellow

With every stage, this Tour de France just gets crazier and more thrilling … and today’s Stage 11 was no exception. In fact, it beat the other stages in the crazy, thrilling stakes hands down. It had a beautiful start (Lacets de Montvernier), iconic climbs (Col du Telegraphé, Col du Galibier), and an HC summit finish (Col du Granon). It also had 8 Jumbo-Visma riders who were willing to risk it all … then risk it again … then risk it again … until they cracked the rider everyone assumed was uncrackable, Tadej Pogacar. By the end of the exhausting stage, Jonas Vingegaard was in yellow, Romain Bardet had moved from 7th place to 2nd overall, and Pogacar had dropped to third, 2.22 behind the leader. Yes. It was a hell of a stage. Continue reading