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The final kilometer of Thursday’s climb to La Planche des Belles Filles includes a mix of gravel road and chip seal. Does gravel cycling have a place at the Tour de France?

Read the full article at Does gravel belong in the Tour de France? La Planche des Belles Filles to test riders on dirt on VeloNews.com.

This article was originally published at https://www.velonews.com/2019/07/tour-de-france/does-gravel-belong-in-the-tour-de-france-la-planche-des-belles-filles-will-test-riders-on-dirt_496663.