Tour de France peloton to tackle dangerous descent

Digne-les-Bains (France) (AFP) - Nerves are set to jangle in the Tour de France peloton on Wednesday with the hair-raising Col d'Allos descent awaiting them in the Alps.

French talent Thibaut Pinot said the 15.9km descent, in which riders drop more than a vertical kilometre in the space of 15 minutes, is "one of the most dangerous in France".

And the peloton is on red alert after race leader Chris Froome's Sky teammate Geraint Thomas survived a terrifying moment on Monday's descent into...

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