Local knowledge pays dividends for Dan Martin in Tour de France queen stage

Andorra resident made hay while the rain fell, but questioned the tactics of some of his general classification rivals

Dan Martin on stage nine of the 2016 Tour de France (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Living just 20km from the finish line of the Tour de France’s ninth stage, Dan Martin (Etixx-Quick Step) knows the roads up to Andorra Arcalis pretty well.

Martin moved to the small Andorran town of La Massana after several years in Girona while riding for Cannondale and found himself taking in his normal training roads on Sunday’s stage.

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