80°

Topics

Laurens Ten Dam
Tour de France riders take a break after nine hard days of cycling
Tour de France riders take a break after nine hard days of cycling

As the Tour de France enters its 10th stage Tuesday, five things to know: 1. ZZZZZZZZZ: After nine torrid days of riding, on the 10th day they rested. In hotels in and near Saint-Nazaire on France's western coast, the 182 riders who survived the Tour's bruising first week were sleeping, eating and sleeping some more Monday to recharge their batteries for the middle section of three weeks of racing. 2. BACK IN THE SADDLE: You can bet Chris Froome will not have been so devil-may-care. The Kenyan-born Briton will wear the leader's yellow jersey Tuesday in the 10th stage. It shouldn't be too rude an awakening for riders, as it's a mostly flat 197-kilometer...

Loading