The yellow jersey remains the same after stage 15, but Julian Alaphilippe surrendered time to key rivals in the scintillating finale. Now there are three men with a deficit of less than two minutes to the Frenchman.
With a French one-two at the top of the Tourmalet, it seems the home fans got that little bit closer to seeing something they’ve been waiting 34 years for: a French rider capable of winning the Tour de France’s yellow jersey.
There are more than 3,500 obstacles in this year's Tour de France route—more than one for every kilometer of racing. Each of these impediments represents an opportunity for a crash or a split in the action