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AG2R-La Mondiale rider Romain Bardet of France on the finish line of Stage 18. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

AG2R-La Mondiale rider Romain Bardet of France on the finish line of Stage 18. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

AG2R-La Mondiale rider Romain Bardet of France on the finish line of Stage 18. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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The peloton in action in Stage 18. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

The peloton in action in Stage 18. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

The peloton in action in Stage 18. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Team Sunweb rider Warren Barguil of France wins stage 18. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Team Sunweb rider Warren Barguil of France wins stage 18. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Team Sunweb rider Warren Barguil of France wins stage 18. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A view of the technical zone in Stage 18. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A view of the technical zone in Stage 18. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A view of the technical zone in Stage 18. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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French President Emmanuel Macron (C) talks to AG2R-La Mondiale rider Romain Bardet of France as Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen (R) looks on after Stage 17. REUTERS/Christophe Ena/Pool

French President Emmanuel Macron (C) talks to AG2R-La Mondiale rider Romain Bardet of France as Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen (R) looks on after Stage 17. REUTERS/Christophe Ena/Pool

French President Emmanuel Macron (C) talks to AG2R-La Mondiale rider Romain Bardet of France as Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen (R) looks on after Stage 17. REUTERS/Christophe Ena/Pool
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AG2R-La Mondiale rider Romain Bardet of France, Team Sky rider and yellow jersey Chris Froome of Britain and UAE Team Emirates rider Jhon Atapuma of Colombia on the finish line in Stage 18. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

AG2R-La Mondiale rider Romain Bardet of France, Team Sky rider and yellow jersey Chris Froome of Britain and UAE Team Emirates rider Jhon Atapuma of Colombia on the finish line in Stage 18. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

AG2R-La Mondiale rider Romain Bardet of France, Team Sky rider and yellow jersey Chris Froome of Britain and UAE Team Emirates rider Jhon Atapuma of Colombia on the finish line in Stage 18. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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The pack of riders in action in Stage 17. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The pack of riders in action in Stage 17. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The pack of riders in action in Stage 17. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Laurent Wauquiez, President of the Region of Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, and former U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry during in Stage 15. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Laurent Wauquiez, President of the Region of Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, and former U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry during in Stage 15. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Laurent Wauquiez, President of the Region of Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, and former U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry during in Stage 15. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Trek-Segafredo rider Jarlinson Pantano of Columbia after his crash during stage 16 from Le Puy-en-Velay to Romans-sur-Isere, France. REUTERS/Jeff Pachoud/Pool

Trek-Segafredo rider Jarlinson Pantano of Columbia after his crash during stage 16 from Le Puy-en-Velay to Romans-sur-Isere, France. REUTERS/Jeff Pachoud/Pool

Trek-Segafredo rider Jarlinson Pantano of Columbia after his crash during stage 16 from Le Puy-en-Velay to Romans-sur-Isere, France. REUTERS/Jeff Pachoud/Pool
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The pack of riders in action during stage 14 from Blagnac to Rodez, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

The pack of riders in action during stage 14 from Blagnac to Rodez, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

The pack of riders in action during stage 14 from Blagnac to Rodez, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A breakaway group of riders in action during stage 14 from Blagnac to Rodez, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A breakaway group of riders in action during stage 14 from Blagnac to Rodez, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A breakaway group of riders in action during stage 14 from Blagnac to Rodez, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Astana rider Fabio Aru of Italy celebrates on the podium in the overall leader's yellow jersey after stage 12 from Pau to Peyragudes, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Astana rider Fabio Aru of Italy celebrates on the podium in the overall leader's yellow jersey after stage 12 from Pau to Peyragudes, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Astana rider Fabio Aru of Italy celebrates on the podium in the overall leader's yellow jersey after stage 12 from Pau to Peyragudes, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Firefighters cheer on the peloton on their stationary bikes during stage 12 from Pau to Peyragudes, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Firefighters cheer on the peloton on their stationary bikes during stage 12 from Pau to Peyragudes, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Firefighters cheer on the peloton on their stationary bikes during stage 12 from Pau to Peyragudes, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Dimension Data rider Stephen Cummings of Britain in action during stage 12 from Pau to Peyragudes, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Dimension Data rider Stephen Cummings of Britain in action during stage 12 from Pau to Peyragudes, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Dimension Data rider Stephen Cummings of Britain in action during stage 12 from Pau to Peyragudes, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Quick-Step Floors rider Marcel Kittel of Germany celebrates his win on the finish line during stage 11 from Eymet to Pau, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Quick-Step Floors rider Marcel Kittel of Germany celebrates his win on the finish line during stage 11 from Eymet to Pau, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Quick-Step Floors rider Marcel Kittel of Germany celebrates his win on the finish line during stage 11 from Eymet to Pau, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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FDJ rider Olivier Le Gac of France is seen after a fall during stage 11 from Eymet to Pau, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

FDJ rider Olivier Le Gac of France is seen after a fall during stage 11 from Eymet to Pau, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

FDJ rider Olivier Le Gac of France is seen after a fall during stage 11 from Eymet to Pau, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, and other Team Sky riders during Stage 10. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, and other Team Sky riders during Stage 10. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, and other Team Sky riders during Stage 10. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Astana rider Dario Cataldo of Italy receives help after his crash in Stage 11. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Astana rider Dario Cataldo of Italy receives help after his crash in Stage 11. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Astana rider Dario Cataldo of Italy receives help after his crash in Stage 11. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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The pack of riders in action during Stage 10. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

The pack of riders in action during Stage 10. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

The pack of riders in action during Stage 10. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Cofidis rider Dimitri Claeys of Belgium and other Cofidis team riders during Stage 10. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Cofidis rider Dimitri Claeys of Belgium and other Cofidis team riders during Stage 10. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Cofidis rider Dimitri Claeys of Belgium and other Cofidis team riders during Stage 10. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Supporters cheer before the start of Stage 10. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Supporters cheer before the start of Stage 10. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Supporters cheer before the start of Stage 10. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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BMC Racing rider Richie Porte of Australia receives help after his crash in Stage 9. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

BMC Racing rider Richie Porte of Australia receives help after his crash in Stage 9. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

BMC Racing rider Richie Porte of Australia receives help after his crash in Stage 9. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Fortuneo-Oscaro rider Eduardo Sepulveda of Argentina receives help after his crash in Stage 9. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Fortuneo-Oscaro rider Eduardo Sepulveda of Argentina receives help after his crash in Stage 9. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Fortuneo-Oscaro rider Eduardo Sepulveda of Argentina receives help after his crash in Stage 9. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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The pack in action in Stage 9. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The pack in action in Stage 9. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The pack in action in Stage 9. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Team Sky rider and yellow jersey Chris Froome of Britain in action in Stage 9. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Team Sky rider and yellow jersey Chris Froome of Britain in action in Stage 9. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Team Sky rider and yellow jersey Chris Froome of Britain in action in Stage 9. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Quick-Step Floors rider Marcel Kittel of Germany reacts with Quick-Step Floors rider Philippe Gilbert of Belgium in Stage 7. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Quick-Step Floors rider Marcel Kittel of Germany reacts with Quick-Step Floors rider Philippe Gilbert of Belgium in Stage 7. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Quick-Step Floors rider Marcel Kittel of Germany reacts with Quick-Step Floors rider Philippe Gilbert of Belgium in Stage 7. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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BMC Racing rider Greg Van Avermaet of Belgium sprays water on his head in Stage 7. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

BMC Racing rider Greg Van Avermaet of Belgium sprays water on his head in Stage 7. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

BMC Racing rider Greg Van Avermaet of Belgium sprays water on his head in Stage 7. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Team Sky rider and yellow jersey Chris Froome of Britain after Stage 8. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Team Sky rider and yellow jersey Chris Froome of Britain after Stage 8. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Team Sky rider and yellow jersey Chris Froome of Britain after Stage 8. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Cows are dressed up with yellow, green and polka-dot jerseys in Stage 8. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Cows are dressed up with yellow, green and polka-dot jerseys in Stage 8. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Cows are dressed up with yellow, green and polka-dot jerseys in Stage 8. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A woman rides a horse as the pack of riders passes during Stage 6. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A woman rides a horse as the pack of riders passes during Stage 6. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A woman rides a horse as the pack of riders passes during Stage 6. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A supporter waves a French flag as the pack of riders cycles during stage 6. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A supporter waves a French flag as the pack of riders cycles during stage 6. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A supporter waves a French flag as the pack of riders cycles during stage 6. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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The pack of riders cycles past a replica of the Eiffel tower during stage 6. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

The pack of riders cycles past a replica of the Eiffel tower during stage 6. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

The pack of riders cycles past a replica of the Eiffel tower during stage 6. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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The peloton in action during Stage 5 from Vittel, France to La Planche des Belles Filles, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The peloton in action during Stage 5 from Vittel, France to La Planche des Belles Filles, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The peloton in action during Stage 5 from Vittel, France to La Planche des Belles Filles, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Astana rider Fabio Aru of Italy looks back to win Stage 5 from Vittel, France to La Planche des Belles Filles, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Astana rider Fabio Aru of Italy looks back to win Stage 5 from Vittel, France to La Planche des Belles Filles, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Astana rider Fabio Aru of Italy looks back to win Stage 5 from Vittel, France to La Planche des Belles Filles, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Dimension Data rider Mark Cavendish of Britain gets medical assistance after his crash next to the finish line during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Stephane Mantey/Pool

Dimension Data rider Mark Cavendish of Britain gets medical assistance after his crash next to the finish line during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Stephane Mantey/Pool

Dimension Data rider Mark Cavendish of Britain gets medical assistance after his crash next to the finish line during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Stephane Mantey/Pool
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Riders crash before the finish line during the 207.5-km Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Riders crash before the finish line during the 207.5-km Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Riders crash before the finish line during the 207.5-km Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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The peloton in action during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

The peloton in action during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

The peloton in action during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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FDJ rider Arnaud Demare of France wins the stage during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

FDJ rider Arnaud Demare of France wins the stage during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

FDJ rider Arnaud Demare of France wins the stage during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Bikes are hanging next to the road during Stage 3 from Verviers, Belgium to Longwy, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Bikes are hanging next to the road during Stage 3 from Verviers, Belgium to Longwy, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Bikes are hanging next to the road during Stage 3 from Verviers, Belgium to Longwy, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Wanty-Groupe Gobert rider Guillaume Van Keirsbulck of Belgium in action during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Wanty-Groupe Gobert rider Guillaume Van Keirsbulck of Belgium in action during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Wanty-Groupe Gobert rider Guillaume Van Keirsbulck of Belgium in action during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Katusha-Alpecin rider Tony Martin of Germany reacts after crossing the finish line during the individual time-trial Stage 1. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Katusha-Alpecin rider Tony Martin of Germany reacts after crossing the finish line during the individual time-trial Stage 1. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Katusha-Alpecin rider Tony Martin of Germany reacts after crossing the finish line during the individual time-trial Stage 1. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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The peloton in action during Stage 3 from Verviers, Belgium to Longwy, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The peloton in action during Stage 3 from Verviers, Belgium to Longwy, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The peloton in action during Stage 3 from Verviers, Belgium to Longwy, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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People cheer on the cyclists during Stage 3 from Verviers, Belgium to Longwy, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

People cheer on the cyclists during Stage 3 from Verviers, Belgium to Longwy, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

People cheer on the cyclists during Stage 3 from Verviers, Belgium to Longwy, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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The peloton in action during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

The peloton in action during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

The peloton in action during Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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