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176 riders started the Tour de France, but only these 6 have a shot at winning

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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BREST, France - On July 7, 176 of the world's best cyclists started this 105th edition of the Tour de France. Six still have a realistic shot at winning.
That's according to Jonathan Vaughters , boss of the American EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale team.
"Fewer than 10 guys can win, for sure, but probably that number is three or four, realistically," Vaughters told Business Insider on Wednesday. But why?
"Cycling teams are built like an American football team or baseball team. We have different positions for different riders. There are very few riders...
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