Tour de France 2017: Stage 12 preview

Peyragudes was the backdrop for a scene in the 1997 Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies, but tomorrow (and its three climbs) is the least of the peloton's worries as they contemplate a long day in the saddle and a summit finish today.

Pau's 'Gateway to the Pyrenees' tag certainly applies today. But rather than heading straight for the mountain range, half of Tour de France stage 12 is a teaser before the real action begins.

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