The final day in the Pyrenees is a day of last chances. The last chance for those GC hopefuls without a good time trial in them to gain some vital time on their rivals. (I’m looking at you, Romain Bardet and Thibaut Pinot). The last chance to win some big points in the king of the mountains competition. The last chance for a climber to take a stage win. Continue reading
Rafal Majka rode away from everyone to take his second solo stage win of the Tour, tightening his grip on the polka dot jersey, while Jean-Christophe Peraud took a giant step nearer a podium spot.
This is the shortest road stage of the Tour, but don’t let that fool you. With three cat 1 peaks to scale before the summit finish on the hors catégorie Pla d’Adet, this is going to be full-gas, flat-out racing from the moment the flag drops. Find a TV and don’t move. Continue reading