TdF stage 18 preview

Stage 18: Gap to Alpe d’Huez, 172.5km, high mountains

I hope you’ve booked the rest of the week off work because the next three mountain stages are going to be unmissable. Today’s stage takes the most iconic climb of the Tour de France and climbs it not once but twice. So it’s not 21 switchbacks, it’s 42 switchbacks – along with the other four climbs of the day. Continue reading