Tour Tweets of the Week: Pox and hearts; pain faces and dead eyes

It’s the final Tour Tweets of the Week for 2017 – and it’s a bumper crop. We have Kwiatkowski and Froome pleading to #FreeLanda, WaWa Barguil takes the pox and hearts, Bedhead Bardet gives it all – and we’ve got it all – all except podium pictures, that is.
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Tour de France 2017 : Stage 17 – Roglic wins solo while Froome stays firm

Stage 17 of this year’s Tour de France looked like it would be a monster stage with three of the most iconic climbs one right after the other: la Croix de Fer, Telegraphe and Galibier ending with a sweeping descent into Serre Chevalier. The GC contenders, however, were not in the mood to risk much, leaving it to the other jersey fights and super-domestiques to spice up the stage. LottoNL-Jumbo’s Primoz Roglic attacked out of a Contador break 6.5km from the summit of Galibier to solo win his first Tour stage. Chris Froome stayed in yellow.

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Tour de France 2017 : Final KM stages 10-15

Sqwauk-a-doodle-doo! It’s been a chaotic and fascinating second week of the 2017 Tour de France – Kittel gets into the record books, Bling hunts for green, WaWa has the Powa and Sky are getting a run for their money by the boys in the brown bibs. Your final KMs are here …

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