Tour de France: The Great Battle?  All you need to know about stage 17 between Saint-Gaudens and Peyragudes

Tour de France: The Great Battle? All you need to know about stage 17 between Saint-Gaudens and Peyragudes

For the third time in its history, the tour will land on the Altiport of Peyragudes after a spooky stage of 129.7 kilometers between Saint-Gaudens and Peyragudes.

When he defeated Bardet Fromm

In 2017, after a difficult programme, with passes from Ares and Menté, Port de Balès and Peyresourde, reaching the top of the Altiport de Peyragudes awaits the rest of the group of favorites. yellow jersey Christopher Froome, teammate Mikel Landa, Italian Fabio Aru and Colombian Rigoberto Uran; Ireland’s Dan Martin, England’s Simon Yates, New Zealander George Bennett and promising South African Louis Mintjes. What heavy. But the last member of this group, Roman Bardet, is the fastest and strongest of the Pyragodis. For the record, Froome lost his yellow jersey that day to Fabio Aru before taking it back two days later.

Eye of Thierry Giovino

“We are in the first two fairly short formats chosen in the Pyrenees. This time we will be in a relatively short stage with a length of 129.7 km. We made sure to mark the kilometers between the valleys. This encourages the attackers to set out without fear. The sequence is conducive to attacks, especially in Val- Louron – Azet pass before reaching Peyragudes.There, it will get very difficult.We ended up at the famous harbor where we will reach for the second time.There will be incredible cliffs in a straight line.This will stick runners on the road.In the last kilometer there is a way to get lost a lot of time.

Favorite

Tadej Pojakar. Given the difficulty of the stage, the scenario of the final interpretation among the favorites in the overall ranking to determine the name of the winner of the stage is tempting. With his strength and ability to accelerate, the Slovenian can aim for success and the reward that comes with it.

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