Le Tour Stage 8: Shock and Awe

The Tour's first alpine stage served up a dominate performance that could rival some of the greatest rides in the race's 118-year history

If you’ve been watching professional cycling for many years, you will have a preconceived notice of how a stage will unfold and how overall leads will be slowly chipped away like Michelangelo methodically carving out David from a single block of marble.

But, when you see action on the road and ensuing results from the first mountain stage of the 2021 To…

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