Vive le breakaway

A fine Bastille Day:

It has been 15 years since two Frenchmen occupies the 1st and 3rd place of the GC. In 2004; it was Thomas Voeckler and Sandy Casar.

"I had been preparing for his attack since last night. I was lucky enough to have good legs to follow him. These steps are hard, everyone clings to the limit. I'm in great shape, there are still 2 weeks left, I'm slowly moving forward."
- Thibault Pinot. 3rd on GC.

Stage 9...