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Vingegaard resists attacks from Pogacar in Mende and maintains his advantage as leader of the Tour de France

Vingegaard resists attacks from Pogacar in Mende and maintains his advantage as leader of the Tour de France

Far from Mende, Pogacar fakes a Jalabert that interrupts the yawns, the coffees choke and Vingegaard’s pulse quickens. It’s a second. It has just struck 12 o’clock. The stage has 180 kilometers left. Instantly the tachycardia stops, the yawns return, the escape settles, Luisle and Soler among the 23, the cyclists cool off as best …

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Pidcock triumphs in Alpe d'Huez and Vingegaard resists attacks from Pogacar in the Tour de France

Pidcock triumphs in Alpe d’Huez and Vingegaard resists attacks from Pogacar in the Tour de France

Pogacar is alive. He extracts from his muscles the watts that he always extracts, his legs seem fresh, his light pedaling, his smile, always. And he attacks, he attacks twice, when Alpe d’Huez has less than five kilometers left, on the steepest straight, at 11.5%, when already ahead he prepares to raise his arms, winner, …

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