Voeckler hoping to animate his final Tour de France

There was a moment during this year's Tour de France when, with the peloton ambling along behind the break on stage 3, Thomas Voeckler went on the attack – not with serious hopes of victory, but simply to make something – anything – happen. The charismatic Frenchman took in the route of the 2017 edition, unveiled in Paris on Tuesday, and stated he wanted to once again be an 'acteur' in what will be his final Tour de France.

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