Mark Cavendish overtook Bernard Hinault in the all-time list of Tour de France stage winners when he notched his third victory of this race, and 29th in total, in Montauban.
The sprinter from the Isle of Man pipped Marcel Kittel in a close finish – although compared to some we’ve seen this week, it was a comfortable victory – and Britain’s Dan McLay continued an excellent debut Tour with another top ten finish, this time taking third place.
In this episode of The Telegraph Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie are joined by Seb Piquet, the voice of Radio Tour and a man who has one of the best seats in the house, in the race director’s car just behind the peloton, or the break.
However, Piquet surprised Richard and Lionel by revealing he never actually sees the finish of a stage because the car is always behind the peloton.
We hear from Cavendish’s team-mate Bernhard Eisel about the stage victory and ask whether Cavendish will race all the way to Paris or whether he’ll...