Today’s Stage 17: Pau to Col du Tourmalet, covering 108.1 miles. Route: Riders will endure the Pyrenees for the fourth and final day. This stage concludes with a beyond-category ascent up the Tourmalet, marking only the second time in Tour history when that climb will end a stage.
Taylor Phinney reacts after winning a stage of the Tour of the Gila in New Mexico in May. Lance Armstrong described the young cyclist as ‘the best talent who has come along in quite some time.’