I was having a chat to a mate this morning who is new to the pro cycling scene. He is loving the Tour de France this year, but thought it was all over with Froome leading by 2 minutes.
It got me thinking, and I also told him to check the blog this afternoon, how close in real terms are they?
Using the times in the table below, I chucked the numbers into a spreadsheet and came up with the graph further down the page. (Excel and sleep deprivation may mean this is total bollocks, but I tried my hardest!)
It just goes to show, the top 10 are very close indeed. Convert the percentages to metres in the 100m race to give you an idea how close!
What a cracking race!