No rewards but no regrets for Landa's Bahrain McLaren team at Tour de France

Tour de France 2020 - 107th Edition - 16th stage Grenoble - Meribel - Col de la Loze 170 km - 16/09/2020 - Damiano Caruso (ITA - Bahrain - McLaren) - Mikel Landa (ESP - Bahrain - McLaren) - photo Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2020
(Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Bahrain McLaren put their necks on the line on the queen stage of the Tour de France, but left empty-handed.

Jumbo-Visma, the team of race leader Primoz Roglic, had widely been expected to dictate the tempo on stage 17 over the Col de la Madeleine and again on the final climb of the Col de la Loze, but it was Landa’s papaya troops who ripped up the script and imposed their own rhythm on both hors-catégorie climbs.

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