It was a day for the sprinters as Australian Caleb Ewan won in Toulouse, but does the Tour miss the giants of the sprinting world like Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel? Or are we witnessing the start of a new golden era of the powerhouses? Plus, we ask if race leader Julian Alaphilippe is a household name in France and find out why he is unlikely to still be wearing the yellow jersey in Paris.
Tour de France - Rest Day reflections
Geraint Thomas is in a great position on the first rest day of this year's Tour. His team principal Sir Dave Brailsford joins BeSpoke to talk us through how they planned to take advantage of the crosswinds on stage 10, and road captain Luke Rowe explains what his role is.
Tour de France - Stage 10 - Thomas takes control
It was supposed to be a day for the sprinters, but it actually turned out to be the most decisive day yet for the General Classification. Crosswinds tore apart the peloton as it rolled towards Albi with Geraint Thomas and Ineos the main beneficiaries. Former pro rider Rob Hayles gives us his personal insight into just how destructive they can be, Jeremy questions Pinot's mental fragility, and the team ask if Adam Yates is perfectly poised flying somewhat under the radar.
Tour de France - Stage 9 - Victory for Impey
Mitchelton-Scott’s Daryl Impey wins stage 9 of the Tour whilst Julian Alaphilippe continues in yellow. But with the sporting world fixated on Lords the BeSpoke team do their best to keep various riders up to speed with developments at the cricket World Cup final. Jeremy continues his penchant for bad jokes and confesses to a terrible hotel blunder.
Tour de France - Stage 8 - Breakaways & broken bikes
Geraint Thomas and his Ineos teammates crashed with 10km to go but fought back to limit the damage to Gianni Moscon's snapped frame. This was all going on whilst Thomas de Gendt rode a remarkable breakaway victory. Julian Alaphilippe stakes his claim to be considered a real GC contender, and Jeremy pulls out two of the worst jokes you'll hear all summer within a minute.