There have been thrills and spills aplenty so far during the Tour De France of 2014 but one man has managed to keep his head as others around him have fallen by the way side. We are just days away from seeing the peleton roll into Paris on Sunday evening
Vincenzo Nibali has increased his lead on his rivals by winning Stage 13 of Le Tour de France atop the Chamrousse.
The Italian who rides for Team Astana, finished 10 seconds ahead of second place Rafal Majka, and 50 seconds ahead of his nearest rival Alejandro Valverde.
Valverde moves into second place
The Frenchman Tony Gallopin broke away twice to win his second stage of this years Tour de France after narrowly avoiding being caught by the peloton in the final metres.
Gallopin of Lotto-Belisol broke away from the pack and attacked on the last climb of the day before being reeled in
Alberto Contador of Team Saxo Tinkoff crashed heavily with 95km to go in todays mountain stage on Bastille Day in Le Tour de France.
The rider came off his bike off camera whilst ascending the Col du Platzerwasel. Initial reports claimed that his frame had snapped, but these are unconfirmed. His right
A fantastic solo victory from Tony Martin saw him win his first Tour de France road race stage. The yellow jersey also changed hands for only the second this year with Tony Gallopin took it from Nibali.
Tony Martin was in the early breakaway with Cannondale rider Alessandro di Marchi, but the
After another day of crashes in the peloton, and two in the final kilometre, Matteo Trentin came out on top narrowly beating Peter Sagan of Cannondale.
A flat day of racing saw more crashes on straight roads, with Trek Factory Racing retiring Danny van Poppel, along with Belkin's Stef Clement and