On the fourth day of the 106. Tour de France can hope the sprinters their Chance. An increase in the fourth category could make today, Tuesday (11.55 am/One and Eurosport) many a contender for the victory but a dash through the bill.
This is certainly true for Ex-world champion Peter Sagan from Slovakia, had a busy 2014 already place in Nancy. Everything runs normally, is not the Yellow Jersey of Julian Alaphilippe in danger.
STAGE: The fourth stage over 213,5 kilometers from Reims to Nancy, leads to the almost completely flat Terrain. The rise of the fourth category for the first half of the race should play no role. Race crucial is probably more likely to be the mountain for 15 kilometers before the finish in Nancy. On the 3.2-kilometre-long Passage is a slope of an average of five per cent, is waiting for the driver. Before 66,5 kilometers in front of the target at the Intermediate sprint in Lérouville points for the Green Jersey distributed.
FAVORITES: The strong sprinters such as the low-countries need to put Groenewegen Dylan for their stuff to be on the last climb was not suspended. Because tempo is no longer to obtain the fixed riders like former world champion Peter Sagan. It was similar in 2014, as Sagan just had to give the Italians Matteo Trentin beat.
YELLOW JERSEY: everything Runs normal, will defend the Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe in the Yellow Jersey. Tour of the mountain king of 2018 is 20 seconds before the three-time world Cross country champion Wout van Aert from Belgium.
GERMAN: In the big bunch sprints, the German professional cyclists are likely to have, in contrast to previous years, no Chance. Most likely, André Greipel is not an impossible nor a proper placement. The elfmalige Tour stage winner is not after a protracted bacterial disease is still in the best shape. At the launch in Brussels, the 36-Year-old course 18 had occupied.