Most of Merckx's success came after he left Peugeot, but his time there helped shape his career. Photo: Yuzuru Sunada

The Tour de France returns to the climb of Pra-Loup on Wednesday afternoon, stage 17 of 2015 Tour. It’s the first time since 1980 that the Alpine climb has been…

VAN GARDEREN Tejay502pp

Tejay van Garderen, who sat third in the general classification, has pulled out of the Tour de France after struggling on stage 17. The BMC leader lost time almost from…