Stage 17 – Col du Tourmalet
As always, here are a few Sirotti photos of the action that took place and a quiz below. Have a great weekend and enjoy catching up on your sleep!
TdF Daily Quiz
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1. How many times has the Col du Tormalet been featured in the Tour de France?
A. 41 times
B. 68 times
C. 80 times
2. Previous to this year, how many times has the Tour de France finished atop the Tourmalet? Hint: answer on page 256 of the RIDE TdF Guide
3. In which year did Lance Armstrong win a stage that featured the Col de Tourmalet?
Bonus. What was my time up the Col de Tourmalet in last week’s L’Etape du Tour? Hint: result can be found here.
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