Ag2r La Mondiale revealed its Tour de France lineup, which once again is built around GC contender Romain Bardet.
The pair checked out the famed climb this week and rode up its 21 switchbacks, which will be featured in stage 12 of the Tour de France.
Romain Bardet is growing weary of the questions and controversy surrounding Chris Froome's salbutamol case.
More Tour de France GC riders are signing up to race on cobblestones, this time in Wednesday's Dwars door Vlaanderen.
The wet and muddy Strade Bianche and the UCI Track Cycling World Championships are on the menu for this week's show.
Strade Bianche was an epic battle in the Tuscan mud. We sound off on the race's key moments and what it can tell us about the classics.
Stage 9 of the French grand tour will feature more than 21km of pave borrowed from the Paris-Roubaix route.
The Ag2r-La Mondiale rider will be out for at least two weeks with an arm injury suffered at home.
Frenchman Romain Bardet is the first of many GC favorites who will inspect the harrowing cobblestones of the 2018 Tour de France.
The French rider sounds off regarding Chris Froome's adverse analytical finding dating back to last year's Vuelta a Espana.