Le Tour Stage 5: No Mercy Shown

A GC contender throws down a dominant performance and creates shockingly large time gaps in the race's first time trial

The first time trial of the 2021 Tour de France served up a thrilling 27kms of racing that were won in commanding fashion by Tadej Pogacar, who showed absolutely no mercy during his dominant performance that propelled him to the win by 19-seconds over time trial specialist Stefan Kung. Race leader, Mathieu van der Poel, pulled out all the stops, despite…

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