Will Froome still be in yellow after the final TT? Photo via cyclingweekly.co.uk

Froome has survived the mountains, the undulating roads and the crosswinds. All that separates him from a fourth Tour de France win is 22.5km and a 23-second gap.

Realistically though, it’s the 29 seconds gap back...

Can Matthews make it a hat-trick of stage wins at this year’s Tour? Photo via letour.fr

 

We’re nearly there folks! The mountains are done for another year at Le Tour, and Froome’s grip on the yellow jersey is that bit stronger after Bardet and Uran couldn’t distance him on the Izoard. The final...

Can Chris Froome get his first stage win of this year’s tour on the last summit finish? pic courtesy of sky news.

Primoz Roglic deserves a perfect scorecard for his victory in stage 17, especially for his ski-jump landing pose on the podium—it certainly beats bottom pinching. Stage 18 gives...

The Col du Galibier makes a welcome return on stage 17. pic courtesy of savoie-mont-blanc.com

Stage 16 saw Team Sunweb use the initial climb and the concluding crosswinds to underpin an imperious team display to win the stage with Michael Matthews. The fierce ascents and descents of stage 17 are...

Bouhanni won in Romans-sur-Isère on Stage 4 of the 2016 Paris-Nice. The finish is the same again for Stage 16. Photo via letour.fr

The rest day can do funny things to the legs of pro cyclists. Paris is now very close, but fatigue will kick in big time in this final week and a stage that begins...

Firstly, apologies for the lack of Stage 13 preview, non-cycling life again got in the way!

After a utterly barnstorming stage, the GC men will surely be taking it easy on Stage 14 and this looks set for a breakaway win from one of the puncheurs, but with the Top 8 only separated by 2 minutes,...

Can Kittel take his 5th win at the Tour? Photo via telegraph.co.uk

Another sprint down, another superlative display by Marcel Kittel, who further proves that if he’s not the outright best sprinter on earth, then at least he’s the best sprinter left in the Tour de France this year. Once again, on...

Marcel Kittel will be hoping to be less shellshocked at the end of stage 10. pic from @marcelkittel.

Now that the riders (and to a lesser extent the viewers) have had a rest day to recover from the weekend’s furious racing, we move onto Stage 10 of this year’s Tour…another sprinter friendly...

The final climb and descent of the Mont du Chat featured in this year’s Dauphine, won by Jakob Fuglsang. Photo via letour.com

The final day in the Jura mountains brings us the ‘Princess’ Stage of the Tour and if any rider is feeling iffy, they best stay in bed or climb into the broom wagon after...

The last time the Tour visited Station Des Rousse in 2010, Sylvain Chavanel soloed to victory. Photo via supersport.com

Sooo Stage 7… or was it Stage 6? We couldn’t tell. The outcome of both was inevitably similar on paper and was proven to be so. Stage 7 hair’s width difference finish between...