Stage 10 of the 2017 Tour de France is the first day back for the riders after a well-earned rest day.
The short 178km course from Périgueux to Bergerac features few climbs and it is almost inevitable that the day will end with a sprint finish.
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With several of the race’s top sprinters now out of the race – Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data), Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Arnaud Démare (FDJ) – there are less riders to share the spoils. But can anyone stop the in-form Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors)?
There’s little to suggest that there will be any changes in the overall classification on a day such as this – although given the previous week’s crashes and mishaps, anything could happen.
You can read our full stage report here.
The 2017 Tour de France continues on Wednesday with a 203.5km stage from Eymet to Pau, which on paper looks like it could be another sprint stage. The race concludes in Paris on Sunday, July 23.