De Gendt and Wellens attacked at the Tour de France just for the photos

De Gendt and Wellens attacked at the Tour de France just for the photos

Joe Robinson 28 Jul 2019 The Belgian pair escaped off the front on the slopes of Val Thorens, all to get a new profile picture Lotto-Soudal duo Thomas De Gendt and Tim Wellens lit up yesterday's Tour de France penultimate stage with a two-up attack on the lower slopes of Val Thorens. Both managed to carve out a small gap to the fast-moving peloton before being swallowed up further along the climb as Vincenzo Nibali took stage honours and Egan Bernal wrapped up the yellow jersey . The Belgian pair are no strangers to going on the attack, De Gendt having already won a stage solo and Wellens having worn the polka dot jersey for large stages of the race, however, yesterday's attack did not have their usual intentions. See related Tour de France 2019: Thomas De Gendt goes long to win Stage 8 while the French take time on ...

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