Tom Dumoulin slams 'boring' long Tour de France stages

TV viewers will not continue to watch long, uneventful stages, Tom Dumoulin says

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Tom Dumoulin has criticised the length of the Tour de France’s transition stages, saying that the peloton’s saunter to the finish will make TV viewers turn off.

Stage three, four and five of this year’s Tour are all in excess of 200km as the peloton head south from Normandy towards the Pyrenees in the space of four days.

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