The Latest: Simon Geschke wins Stage 17 of Tour

PRA LOUP, France — The Latest from the Tour de France (all times local):


5:10 p.m.

Simon Geschke of the Giant-Alpecin team has won a tough and dangerous Stage 17 in the Alps with a brave solo breakaway and hairy and treacherous descent to ride in alone to the Pra Loup ski station.

The bearded German held off Andrew Talansky of Cannondale-Garmin, who was in hot pursuit on the final climb.

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