Tour de France 2016 - #AllezKoni — Berne

#AllezKoni Rest Day Two: Attention. To. Detail.

#AllezKoni Rest Day Two: Attention. To. Detail.

Patrick Konrad of BORA - ARGON 18 Second Rest Day Tour de France
(c) BORA - ARGON 18
 
Many people call this a rest day.  But there's no such thing at the Tour de France.  Sure, there is an element of recovery, but it's also about attention to detail, and using the time effectively to prepare well for the final, critical days ahead where the slightest adjustment here or there can make all the difference.  Correcting a cleat position by a couple of mm, or swapping a custom...


#AllezKoni Stage 16: Before. And. After.

#AllezKoni Stage 16: Before. And. After.

BORA - ARGON 18 rider Patrick Konrad - after stage 16 Tour de France
(c) BORA - ARGON 18
Stage 16 provided a different kind of challenge - with a bunch sprint, and not only with the sprinters. The BORA - ARGON 18 climber Patrick Konrad managed to secure his highest placing at the race so far, finishing just outside the top ten in 12th position.
BORA - ARGON 18 rider Patrick Konrad before stage 16 Tour de France
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