Pra-Loup 1975: Merckx vs Thévenet (video)

As the Tour de France visits Pra-Loup for the first time in 35 years, here's a look back at the climb's most famous moment.

The Tour de France returns to the climb of Pra-Loup on Wednesday afternoon, stage 17 of 2015 Tour. It’s the first time since 1980 that the Alpine climb has been included in the race route, though it was the events of five years earlier that cemented the little-used climb in Tour legend.

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