Lachlan Morton says Mont Ventoux 'felt like a religious moment'

Lachlan Morton arrives on Mont Ventoux for first of two climbs
Lachlan Morton arrives on Mont Ventoux for first of two climbs (Image credit: Rapha)

The Alt Tour rolls on for Lachlan Morton (EF Education-Nippo) and he has put a soggy experience in the Alps and two passes of Mont Ventoux in his rear view mirror and progressed to Carcassonne, where the Tour de France peloton arrives in three days for the finish of stage 13.

The Australian clocked 300km over the past 13 hours in his ride through Nimes to increase his lead on the Tour peloton to 850 kilometres, his solo ride of the entire Tour encompassing the same race route plus all the transfers.

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