Stage 10 rode through the bike crazed region of Brittany. The famous region that gave birth to Mont Saint Michel and to two great heroes; Louison Bobet and Bernard Hinault.
Bobet was one of the great post-war riders; winning a string of classics, a world road race championship and becoming the first rider to win the Tour de France in three successive years.
Hinault was more tenacious winning classics, a world road race championship, three Giro d'ltalia, a Vuelta and five Tour de France. He holds the record as the last French rider to win the Tour. Today, the tenacious and sprite Badger can be seen working the daily podium overseeing that everything is running smoothly.
1955 the year of the triple for
Marcel Kittel cranks it up with his second stage victory overpowering Andre Greipel to win in Saint-Malo...
Mighty Kittel, Greipel & Cavendish.
Hesjedal signs in for the start.
After stage 10,
he is 41st overall.