The peloton stops to protest freezing cold, windy weather in French stage race, but organizers insist that the race continue
1. Anthony ROUX, FDJ, in 14:45 2. Jérémy ROY, FDJ, at :3 3. Lieuwe WESTRA, VACANSOLEIL-DCM, at :23 4. Arthur VICHOT, FDJ, at :28 5.
1. Samuel DUMOULIN, AG2R LA MONDIALE, in 1:31:03 2. Bryan COQUARD, TEAM EUROPCAR, at 0 3. Mathieu DRUJON, BIGMAT-AUBER 93, at 0 4.
Hivert uses the final time trial to vault out of second place and into the final leader's jersey
One stage remains — a short individual time trial through the streets of Ales
1. Bryan COQUARD, TEAM EUROPCAR, in 3:53:36 2. Frederique ROBERT, LOTTO-BELISOL, at 0 3. Samuel DUMOULIN, AG2R LA MONDIALE, at 0 4.
1. Jerome COUSIN, TEAM EUROPCAR, in 3:40:02 2. Anthony ROUX, FDJ, at 0 3. Arthur VICHOT, FDJ, at 0 4. Romain BARDET, AG2R LA MONDIALE,
The Europcar rider out-kicks a pair of FDJs to win the stage and take the overall lead
1. Bryan COQUARD, TEAM EUROPCAR, in 3:45:18 2. Michael VAN STAEYEN, TOPSPORT VLAANDEREN-BALOISE, at 0 3. Baptiste PLACKAERT,
Stage 2 ends in a bunch sprint, with Coquard pipping race leader Van Staeyen