VeloVoices Podcast 91: A final round-up of Tour de France 2016

While Panache takes time out to prepare for Rio, Kathi and Midge wrap up this year’s Tour de France, employing both the Voice of Reason and the Voice of Unreason™ while discussing the last week’s stages, the dominance of Team Sky and the podium winners. They also name their personal Riders of the Tour and their favourite and most tear-jerking moments.
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Tour de France 2016: Stage 21 – blue riband sprint for Greipel and treble for Froome

Andre Greipel saved his best for last. Perfectly launched by his team, he crossed the line to take once more the blue riband sprint stage in this year’s Tour de France just ahead of Peter Sagan, winner of the green jersey and adjudged Most Combative du Tour, and Alexander  Kristoff. Our own mystic Meg, Miss Kitty Fondue had picked him for today’s stage victory. Chris Froome could afford to lose a bit of time as he wrapped up his second consecutive and third Tour de France title before falling into the waiting arms of his wife Michelle, holding their young son who now has more lion plushies than Toys’R’Us.

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Tour de France 2016: Stages 14-21 Final KM

A lot can happen in the final week of the Tour. There are career defining stage wins and jerseys up for grabs. GC ambitions to be improved or jealously guarded, and for sure suitcases of courage to be dipped into. It’s been a wild and emotional ride so let’s take a look back on the final week of Tour de France 2016.
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