Sport Cyclist posts shocking photo that proves how ridiculously taxing the Tour de France is

02:10  19 july  2017
02:10  19 july  2017 Source:   For The Win

Only a handful of riders can challenge Froome for Tour title

  Only a handful of riders can challenge Froome for Tour title Chris Froome probably hoped he had a bigger lead than his 18-second advantage over Fabio Aru on the Tour de France's first rest day.At least he's still in one piece, though.Richie Porte, Froome'sAt least he's still in one piece, though.

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Cyclist posts shocking photo that proves how ridiculously taxing the Tour de France is © AFP/Getty Images Cyclist posts shocking photo that proves how ridiculously taxing the Tour de France is Pawel Poljanski isn't having a whole lot of success at the Tour de France. After 16 stages, he sits in 75th place and is 1:55:14 off the pace set by leader Chris Froome. But, despite the lack of success, Poljanski, and all the riders really, should be commended for the toll they're putting on their bodies during the grueling race.

Here's what racing in the Tour de France does to your body, courtesy of Poljanski's Instagram:

After sixteen stages I think my legs look little tired

Team orders cost me Tour de France podium, says angry Landa .
Team Sky rider Mikel Landa has spoken of his anger at missing out on the Tour de France podium by one second, saying he sacrificed his chances on the Col d'Izoard finish.Spaniard Landa came fourth overall, one second behind France's Romain Bardet, but says team orders meant he lost 12 seconds on the Izoard summit finish last Thursday.

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