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Vincenzo Nibali – Route to the Tour de France 2018 – the cobbles

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Vincenzo Nibali – Route to the Tour de France 2018 – the cobbles

This year’s Tour de France has a few extra challenges thrown into the mix.

Vincenzo Nibali and teammate Franco Pellizotti took the opportunity to recce the stage in fine detail to make sure that he and the team go perfectly prepared into the biggest event of the 2018 calendar.

One of them is the addition of 15 cobblestone sections on stage 9 which runs from Arras to Roubaix. With high expectations for this year’s race Team Baharain Merida’s team caption and former Tour winner, Vincenzo Nibali took the opportunity to recce the stage in fine detail to make sure that he and the team go perfectly prepared into the biggest event of the 2018 calendar.

We went along and filmed a few impressions of this important part of the pre-tour preparations. Watch the film here >>