Tour de France: Bardet tests his legs on Col du Perthus

The fifth stage of the Tour de France led the peloton into the Massif Central, home region of Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale) who's one of France's top overall contenders. The strong breakaway move ruled out a stage win for the 25-year-old rider, though he showed off his great form with an acceleration near the top of the Col du Perthus 15 kilometres from the finish. It briefly caused panic amongst some other contenders.

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