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Britain’s Adam Yates’ profiles Stage 17 in his fourth Tour de France.
The 26-year-old Mitchelton-Scott rider has done a pretty decent job predicting stage winners so far as well, so this is well worth a read.
Adam says:“The precursor for three big stages to come. There’ll be a fight for the breakaway, a lot of teams and riders will want to be in it.
“Once the right move goes, the bunch will be happy to let it go, but it won’t come easy. These can be some of the hardest days of the race because of the motivation to make the break and it is the last chance for a lot of teams to get a result at the Tour.”
Rider to watch:“Matteo Trentin. My Mitchelton-Scott team-mate enjoys a breakaway and this stage could suit him.
You can read Adam Yates’ full stage-by-stage guide here.