The riders took off on the 100% stage of Haute-Savoie this Tuesday, in a popular section of the Tour, between Morzine-les-Portes du Soleil and Megève. There are no surprises on this stage that has been covered several times, in one direction or another (Morzine is a theater city for the 21st time, Megève for the third), but the certainty of difficulty with four major elevations and ending at 1490m above sea level, with the soaring Megève ascent. , which was already tested during the Critérium du Dauphiné 2020.
2:09 pm Benoît Cosnefroy (AG2R Citroën) and Alberto Petitol (EF Education-EasyPost) lead the peloton at the 20 kilometer, but both struggled to widen the gap.
2:06 pm 15 km away, a group broke off at the front of the peloton, and soon it was returned. But we feel that there are many candidates for a breakup at the beginning of this stage. On Sunday, for the first stage in the Alps, a strong breakup kept the tour in suspense throughout the stage.
1:48 pm Let’s go to this tenth stage of conquering the Alps!
1:30 pm. The fake start is given at 1.30 pm, the real start is at 1.40 pm …. in front of the fans, like this dog spotted by France Bleu Reports teams!
1:07 pm Thus, there are four non-racing contestants this Tuesday: Ben O’Connor (AG2R-Citroën), Alexis Voilerams (TotalEnergies), Luke Dorbridge (BikeExchange-Jayco) and George Bennett (UAE).
1:06 pm George Bennett, a New Zealander from the Emirates Emirates team, has also tested positive for Covid and will not start the tenth stage.
1:01 pm Small traffic problem when leaving Morzine. The EF Education team bus hit a low wall after swerving.
12:45 pm In Morzine, there is a party in the starting village and the chance to meet the main characters of the Grande Boucle, such as the tour director, Christian Prudhomme, and of course Bernard Thévigne, the former winner of the tour in 1975 and 1977!
12:40 pm Before leaving, it must be Frenchman Pierre Latour, in search of the best mountaineer’s polka dot shirt, You realize the rest day the day before was really welcome. “this is good, […] We were able to rest after a very fast week.”
11:30 am. After a day’s rest, he heads back to a wonderful mountain stage between Morzine and Megève. Let’s take a look at today’s schedule.
11:09 am Alexis Vuillermoz (TotalEnergie) also retired this morning, at the dawn of Stage 10. Franche-Comté runner “He suffers from dermatitis that requires surgery and a high temperature.” He just mentioned his team.
10:30 am. Luke Durbridge is the fourth rider to give up the race in favor of Covid, after Norway’s Vegard Stake Laengen (UAE), fellow yellow jersey Tadej Pojaccar, France’s Geoffrey Bouchard (AG2R Citroën) and Guillaume Martin (Cofidis).
10:10 AM New split due to Covid: Australian Luke Durbridge (BikeExchange-Jayco) will not start the 10th stage of the Tour de France, has tested positive for Covid. Hard news for the peloton, the day after the results, all negative, of a wave of tests conducted by the UCI on Sunday evening, after several setbacks due to positive tests.
09:30. The first week of the 2022 Tour de France ended on Sunday, with the yellow jersey already on the shoulders of fiercely favourite, Tadej Poujacar. Between the frenzy of starting in Denmark and the fear of Covid-19, look back at the first week of racing with this article, to read it here.
09:00. Hello and welcome to follow this tenth stage live between Morzine Les Portes du Soleil, Megève and W. Check out is scheduled for 1:30 PM, arrival around 5:00 PM.
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A glimpse of this tenth stage with four main elevations
- 24.1 km – Cote de Chevenos (808 m above sea level, 2.2 km 2.9%, Class 4)
- KM 69.2 – Col de Jambaz (1028 m above sea level, 6.7 km 3.8%, Class 3)
- KM 97.3 – Côte de Châtillon-sur-Cluses (661 m above sea level, 4.5 km 3.9%, Class 4)
- 123.8 KM – Passy-Marlioz (Medium Race)
- KM 145.9 – Boarding at the port of Megève (1383 m above sea level, 19.2 km 4.1%, class 2)