Sunday July 20th, 2014

Stage 15Tallard / Nîmes

Start 12h10 (Local time)

In between the Alps and the Pyrenees

Sporting stakes20.07.2014Stage 15- Tallard / Nîmes

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 the standard scenarios of a long lasting breakaway or a bunch gallop from happening. In any case, Peter Sagan is the man…

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