Le Tour Stage 6: The (Relative) Calm Before the Storm

The peloton ticks off a nuclear fast sprint stage before heading into tougher terrain tomorrow

On its surface, today’s stage was another in a long line of routine boring sprint stages won by Mark Cavendish. The Manxman, led in beautifully by his DQS teammates, yet again showed he is truly back to his old form and somewhat easily defeated Jasper Philipsen and Nacer Bouhanni to complete his career hat-trick of wins in Châteauroux. However, if we di…

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