Tour De France: Stage 16 Finish Line Quotes

Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) sits in the large breakaway during stage 16

Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) - Stage 16 winner It was a difficult day. I was very happy to be in a big group, and I was riding very well. Unfortunately, Philippe [Gilbert] had a nasty fall, but I was feeling good. I wasn't sure I was going to make it, but I paced well. I didn't know if I was going to make it. It was dangerous descent, but I knew it was either Adam Yates or myself who would make it I will never forget this day. It was an extraordinary day and perfect. It was a tough day, I'm very happy to last until the end and get the stage win. Another day in the polka-dot jersey and I'm going to fight hard to keep it. It will be difficult, but I will fight every day. Today it was a very crazy day. A lot of pain in ...

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