A few close up shots of our boys in action during the stage 18 uphill TT at the Tour de France today..

Chris Froome (Team Sky) won the stage 18 uphill time trial to Megeve, extending his lead in the overall classification. 2nd place went to Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Alpecin) and Fabio Aru (Astana) finished in 3rd place. For Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, the 17km uphill time trial was not a stage which our African Team riders would target. The tough nature of the course meant it would be a showdown between the top GC contenders as the early times set would all tumble once the climbers reached the finish. Daniel Teklehaimanot would end up with our team’s best time of the day as he completed the.

Stage 17 of the Tour de France was the first real Alpine stage of the Tour de France. Here are a few impressions from the stage..