Our roving reporter Matt Rendell grabbed a word with French rising star Romain Bardet, whose time trial performance was a lot better than predicted by many, even with a puncture in the closing stages.
Vincenzo Nibali secured his first Tour de France title in Perigueux on Saturday as Tony Martin won the penultimate day's time-trial.
Tejay van Garderen admits he performed to the best of his ability in Saturday's individual time trial. The American rider's excellent performance saw him rise up to fifth in the GC, leapfrogging Romain Bardet.
The dominance of Marianne Vos is such that rival teams have been left scratching their heads to work out how to beat her in Sunday's inaugural La Course by Le Tour on the Champs-Elysees in Paris.