Wink, wink say no more.
An amazing second day in the Pyrenees as Rafal Majka wins his second stage and gives boss Oleg Tinkov another reason to howl in happiness - and probably a raise in his salary. The young Pole holds firmly onto the KoMs with a commanding lead...
Majka's climbing is spell bounding...
... so is the spectacular scenery!
The 'voice' of le Tour is Daniel Mangeas who will retire at the end of this, his 41st consecutive Tour. I haven't been to the Tour (not yet) but listening to his distinctive voice gives a certain credibility to it all. His encyclopedia knowledge of cycling is vast and he doesn't use any notes to help him. Enjoy this video of the voice of le Tour - Daniel Mangeas!..
Backstage Pass over the Pyrenees, Sveino calculates the grupetto &...
...find out what Luke Durbridge said after the stage de shove.
French hero, Raymond Poulidor was in on the Pyrenees
festivities because he first won on Pla d'Adet in 1974.