Tour de France 2022 : Stage 14 – Matthews takes audacious stage win

Stage 14 of the Tour de France was a long (191km), hellishly hot stage that hardly had a flat bit – in fact, it had 4 cat 3 climbs and 1 cat 2 climbs … and a fair few of unclassified climbs that just added insult to injury to the riders’ legs. But that didn’t mean it wasn’t exciting. It was BikeExchange’s Michael Matthews who made a bold move off the front of the break with 50-some kilometres to go, which proved to be a stage winning move … but not without a lot of work in between. The sweat-drenched yellow jersey stayed with Jumbo’s Jonas Vingegaard, with Tadej Pogacar (UAE) and Geraint Thomas (Ineos) keeping their respective second and third positions.

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