Wegelius: Still many unanswered questions in this Tour de France

Urán in the Pyrenees on stage 9 (Image credit: Getty Images)

With Rigoberto Urán seemingly back to his best form and in contention for a possible top-five in this year's Tour de France, the American EF Pro Cycling squad enter the second half of the race with a significant degree of optimism. 

They were in the lead of the teams' classification for several days and have also seen Neilson Powless take two top-five stage results after being in two decisive breaks. 

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at Cyclingnews.com 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.