Tony Gallopin

Tour de France stage 11 in photos

Only one stage after losing the overall lead in the Tour de France, Tony Gallopin (Lotto-Belisol) took a thrilling victory on stage 11 with a last-ditch solo attack. The Frenchman attacked on a short uncategorised climb roughly 13km from the finish before being caught and then attacking again about 3km from the line. It’s these […]

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Gallopin wins stage 11 of Le Tour after a perfectly timed late attack

Just days after taking and then losing the overall lead in the Tour de France, Tony Gallopin (Lotto-Belisol) has taken a thrilling victory on stage 11 with a last-ditch solo attack. The Frenchman attacked on a short uncategorised climb roughly 13km from the finish before being caught and then attacking again about 3km from the […]

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The tactic behind relinquishing yellow: Nibali willingly hands lead to Gallopin

It’s the most cherished prize in cycling but, as the old saying goes, sometimes when you love something you have to set it free. Vincenzo Nibali and his Astana team weighed things up, thought things out and decided to relinquish the grip on the yellow jersey the Italian had held since he won stage two […]

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