Tour de France 2022 : Stage 12 – Pidcock conquers Alpe d’Huez; Vingegaard stays in yellow

While Stage 12 of Tour de France 2022 didn’t have the dream-crushing quality that Stage 11 had, it did have a powerful narrative all its own. From the youngest ever winner on l’Alpe d’Huez to a (mini) comeback from a rider who used to dominate the Tours, it was a day of contrasts. The GC Top 10 got reshuffled again (though not as drastically as yesterday), Tadej Pogacar couldn’t shake Jonas Vingegaard, although not for want of trying, and the French didn’t get their Bastille Day victory.

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