Le Tour Daily Update Stage 2: A Historically Early Mountain Stage Yields an Exciting Finish in Nice

No Stage-Win Spoilers: The new-look Tour formula gives us an exciting finish as the overall contenders are challenged early as the route hits the mountains

As predicted, Julian Alaphilippe won the second stage of the 2020 Tour de France and slips into the Yellow Jersey by launching a vicious attack on the final climb and then forging clear with a small group on the 9km descent into the finish in Nice.

Correction: I said in yesterday’s newsletter that he wouldn’t be able to take the race lead due to losing …

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