Band of brothers: How the sprinters survive in the Tour de France mountains

When the Tour de France hits the mountains, for some riders all they can do is survive Riders on the Col du Tourmalet during Stage 18 of the 2014 Tour de France (Watson) When it comes to the Tour de France 1 , safety in numbers is certainly the key motto.

If you re at the front of the race you fight to have as many teammates around you as possible to keep you safe from your rivals