Like the olden days: What happens when team buses don't make it to the finish line

Long transfers between the start and finish lines meant many team buses didn't make it to the finish line on time on stage 15 of the Tour de France

Jacques Janse van Rensburg waits for the team bus after stage 15

One of the most challenging problems for the ASO logistics department each Tour de France is just how to get team vehicles from the start to the finish before the riders get there.

Riders will leave it to the last minute to get off their team buses before heading up to the start line, meaning they cannot drive along the race route ahead of the peloton on the long, straight stages we've seen on stages 15 and 16.

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