Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) claimed his second stage win in Nîmes after the peloton caught the two courageous breakaway riders in a thrilling finale. Near the antique Arenas, the Norwegian triumphed like a gladiator as the outcome was cruel for Jack Bauer and Martin Elmiger who escaped from the start of the 222-km long stage and got caught in the last 50 metres!read more
Best young rider.read more
Most aggressive rider.read more
Points classification leader.read more
Gone with Martin Elmiger (IAM) for nearly 220 km, Jack Bauer (GRS) was caught by the peloton with 100 metres to go.read more
Stage 15 winner.read more
Tenth overall, 10:48 behind Vincenzo Nibali, Pierre Rolland hopes to have a good third week.read more
"At some point, gusts of wind were blowing from the side. The road was curvy in a village. I was scared of possible echelons. I didn't want to be caught by surprise. That's when BMC accelerated but I was attentive and they stopped a few kilometers further.
From last year's Vuelta that I lost close to the end, I've maybe learnt how to handle a stage race as a team but it was at the different period of the season. I had already won the Giro and done a full season at a high level. On the...
Another fine finishing for Bryan Coquard (EUC), who was 6th in Nimes, but the disappointment of not having quite been a contender.read more
The of the town20.07.2014
Will the expected echelon take place today on the road to Nimes? The flat and wind-exposed terrain of the Rhone valley and the proximity of the sea from Beaucaire and Tarascon in the finale gave ideas to some teams after the spectacular coup achieved in the wind last year in St Amand-Montrond.read more
How was the first time ?20.07.2014
First Tour de France and first stage win. Rafal Majka could hardly dream of a better baptism of fireread more
Unlucky at the start of the Tour de France, when they saw one of their best riders, Tiago Machado, crash as he was playing a leading role, Team NetApp-Endura recovered in style in the Alps, when their leader Leopold Koenig confirmed his ambitions.read more
Vincenzo Nibali leaves the Alps with a comfortable margin of 4.47 over runner up Alejandro Valverde and a huge psychological advantage over all his adversaries. But it doesn't mean he can take it easy until the rest day on Monday. Stage 15 from Tallard to Nîmes is long: 222km. There isn't any climb on the course but it can be hot in the south of France. Storms can also take their toll according to the weather forecast. It could be windy too. Beware of echelons! They might as well prevent...read more
Jersey wearers after the stage 21
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