Tour de France 2022 : Stage 18 – Final fireworks on Hautacam

Stage 18. The last mountain stage. A summit finish on Hautacam. Most likely, the last chance for Tadej Pogacar to take enough time from his rival Jonas Vingegaarde to make Stage 20’s time trial a possible replay of 2020. There was just about everything in this stage – from super domestiques cracking early to domestiques that cracked yesterday surging back into play. Attacks on a descent that bit the attacker on the ass. The attackee waiting for him so they could fight it out on the final climb together. In the end, Vingegaarde took the stage and pretty much clinched this year’s Tour. He also picked up the KOM jersey on the way.

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Tour Tweets of the Week 2022 : All the feels and some immodest riding

Another bonkers week at the Tour de France – and we have it all and then some. From the always amazing Gruber galleries to the emotion-choked interviews and L’Equipe front pages to Pog amis, Rog love and Wout express. 

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VeloVoices Podcast 198: It all comes down to the salt

Kathi, Luke, Midge, Issie, Chris and Euan join hands across the ocean to talk about a remarkable second week of the 2022 Tour de France.

  • Can Jonas Vinegegaard hold on for a maiden win? And why isn’t he a young rider?
  • Is Tadej Pogacar off the boil or does he have more to give?
  • Can Geraint Thomas and Romain Bardet get a result by stealth?

Midge pays tribute to an awesome week for her great Danes, Issie has some praise for an old favourite, Luke tries to get everyone excited about EF and Chris has some hot takes on Jonas.

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Tour Tweets of the Week : Chamois and poupees, Wout and Pog, Bob and Tibo

Tour de France 2022 : Stage 10 – Magnus Cort: mountain man of Megeve

Tour de France 2022 : Stage 11 – Jumbo break Pogacar, Vingegaard takes yellow

Tour de France 2022 : Stage 12 – Pidcock conquers Alpe d’Huez; Vingegaard stays in yellow

Tour de France 2022 : Stage 13 – Mads Pedersen plays smart and strong for the stage

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

Tour de France 2022 : Stage 15 – Philipsen sizzles to his first stage win