Le Tour Stage 2: Taking Care of Some Unfinished Family Business

Stage 2 featured subdued racing for most of the day, but we once again got an explosive stage-winning performance on the final climb

The second stage of the 2021 Tour de France featured significantly more subdued, and safer, racing than the crash-marred opening stage, but the final 2-kilometers still served up a jaw-dropping performance.

Mathieu van der Poel, racing in his Tour debut, won with a powerful solo attack on the brutally steep Mûr-de-Bretagne. Due to some deft racing on th…

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