Tour de France 2018: Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe wins dramatic 16th stage after farmer protests forces 15-minute stoppage
Climbing specialist Alaphilippe finished nearly 20 seconds ahead of a small group of chasers on the first of four days in the Pyrenees.
Tour de France 2018: With favourites crashing out, Geraint Thomas and Team Sky continue march towards title
Stages 10, 11 and 12 created the intended havoc, upsetting many race favourites leading Team Sky to emerge all-powerful with their riders occupying the top two places.
Tour de France: Why Mark Cavendish, Marcel Kittel and other sprinters had a premature end to 2018 race
How can established pros and multiple stage winners like Cavendish not be able to finish within the time limit? Here's why: