Tour de France: Tony Martin earns Cyclingnews Rider of the Day

No rider can dish out pain to the peloton quite like the Panzerwagen, Tony Martin (Etixx-QuickStep), and his day-long breakaway as pilot to Julian Alaphilippe's stoker on stage 16 of the Tour de France was a prime exhibition of the German's strengths. Although the attack was always doomed to fail, Martin kept the stage moving at a brisk 46kph pace, and for that he's done more than enough to earn Cyclingnews' Rider of the Day.

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