July 06, 2016 0 Comments
Stage 5 was the first really hilly stage of this year's tour. The 216KM from Limoges > Le Lioran took in no less than six categorised climbs - with five of them in the final 70KM.
Once the break of the day was established no teams seemed especially interested in controlling the gap - which went up to around 15 minutes at one point.
After a very eventful first few days for Dan, he was content to take up residence in the autobus together with the rest of the sprinters. The gruppetto were guided home within the time limit by Bernie Eisel of Team Dimension Data, 28:34 down on the time of stage winner Greg Van Avermaet of BMC Racing Team.
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Mark Cavendish’s welcome return to victory has led to calls for the Briton to be selected for the Tour de France, including the #CavToTheTour push on Twitter. There is a considerable emotional appeal to him taking part, but is it practical?