A brief history of Tour de France mountain time trials

Speculation around the 2019 Tour de France is rife, with some believing an uphill time trial on the Tourmalet could feature

Jean-Francois Bernard on Mont Ventoux in the 1987 Tour de France (Photo: Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

With Tour de France 2019 rumours abounding, there has been speculation a mountain time trial could feature.

Mentions of a summit finish on the Tourmalet or a possible time trial in Pau have prompted the suggestion riders could go solo to the summit of the col.

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