Greg Van Avermaet is leading the Tour de France, while Julian Alaphilippe soloed to victory in the first mountain stage. Ion Izagirre and Rein Taaramäe rounded out the podium and maillot jaune Van Avermaet extended his lead with an impressive fourth place. The next leg is played out on a short and explosive high altitude route with a summit finish before the 12th stage runs to Alpe d'Huez. The route of the 2018 Tour de France takes in everything that makes cycling such an exciting sport. Cobbles, punchy arrivals, sprints, dust roads, high mountains, an explosive 65 kilometres race through the Pyrenees, a hilly time trial on the penultimate day - and more. On the 29th of July, La Grande Boucle finishes on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.
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