After a light racing schedule in the first half of 2017, plus some misfortune, Andrew Talansky comes up short at the Tour de France.
Frenchman Romain Bardet and his Ag2r La Mondiale team did everything they could to wrest yellow from Chris Froome. It wasn't enough.
The Quick-Step Floors rider clawed his way back after losing time in a crash earlier in the race and has attacked several times.
The race for the Tour's green jersey pits two very different sprinters: Michael Matthews and Marcel Kittel. Can Kittel hang on to the lead?
Frenchman Romain Bardet is 23 seconds behind race leader Chris Froome in the Tour's final week.
When Chris Froome has a mechanical in stage 15, Romain Bardet's team races on. The time for waiting on the yellow jersey is past.
Team Sky looks to be holding a hand of winning cards with Froome and Landa very close on GC. But is there discord between the two?
Chris Froome's weakness has been spotted. The aura of invincibility is gone. The Tour de France, dear bike fans, is on.
Tour of California winner George Bennett wasn't expecting to be in the GC picture at the Tour de France, but after 11 stages he sits 10th.
There is no written rule that neutralizes in the entire Tour de France when the yellow jersey has a problem. Writing one would be crazy.