Wiggins Keeps Tour de France Lead; Tacks on Road Cause Chaos
Race organizers confirmed that tacks were found on the road and have begun an investigation into possible sabotage, Eurosport said. A number of punctures were caused, the broadcaster said, although the incident did not ultimately affect the leaders’ race placings.
Today’s 191-kilometer (118-mile) route from Limoux to Foix was the first in the Pyrenees and featured two category-one climbs including the final Mur de Peguere, which had an incline of 18 percent in places.
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