Tour de France: Mitchelton-Scott motivated for one last Pyrenean push

Since Adam Yates dropped out of the GC picture at the Tour France, Mitchelton-Scott have been throwing riders up the road in a bid to win stages. On stage 18 to Pau, it was the turn of Classics specialists Luke Durbridge and Mat Hayman, while Mikel Nieve and Yates were tactically dispatched in breaks during the Alps and Pyrenees. So far the Australian team have come up short, but their motivation to win a stage with three stages left remains undimmed.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.