With the second rest day just around the corner, the Tour de France heads for a single day in the Massif Central with a tough stage to Le Puy-en-Velay.
Saturday’s stage 15 from Laissac-Sévérac L’Église to Le Puy-en-Velay features a lumpy parcours with two first category climbs, one towards the start and thee other towards the end of the 189.5km stage.
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The stage seems to offer a good opportunity for a breakaway to stay away, especially if a large group is able to escape on the first big climb.
However we could also see some action among the GC contenders, with the final climb offering a chance for late attacks and no need to save the legs with a rest day beckoning.
For the full account of the day’s action see our stage 15 report.
After a rest day on Monday the 2017 Tour de France continues on Tuesday with stage 16, a 165km day from Le Puy-en-Velay to Romains-sur-Isère with a hilly first half but a flat finish. The race concludes in Paris on Sunday, July 23.