Tour de France 2022: Barguil et Bardet

Tour de France 2022 - Barguil et Bardet

Stage 11 was a defining stage for many reasons, not least that the Yellow Jersey changed hands and possibly decided the winner of the race itself, but you can never tell! However, it was also a great stage because we saw some wonderful performances from other riders too. Young stars and older guys who I have followed in paint and pen for some years – not least two French stars, Warren Barguil and Romain Bardet. They have always been a joy to watch – Bardet is magnificent on the descents, Barguil great on the climbs (rather a silly observation given that in order to descend, one must first climb – I think that they’re all brilliant climbers!) Anyway, the men both took their turns at showing just how good they are yesterday, firstly Warren Barguil attacking the breakaway on the Col du Galibier…

TDF2022 - Barguil attacks the breakaway!
TDF2022 – Barguil attacks the breakaway!

Secondly, a superb attack by Romain Bardet, who ended the day in second place on the General Classification. A result that must bring joy to many French fans’ hearts. Come on! Allez allez! 🙂

TDF2022 - Bardet breaksaway
TDF2022 – Bardet breaksaway

Here are a few more images of these two from over the years – I do love these two!

  • cycling, Tour de France, art, barguil, Bastille Day
  • Cycling art, Tour de France, watercolour pen and ink painting, Bardet goes for it, by Maxine Dodd
  • Cycling art, Tour de France, Watercolour painting Bardet climbs Lacets de Montvernier, Stage 18, by Maxine Dodd
  • Tour de France, cycling, art, Maxine Dodd
  • Barguil checks behind! by Maxine Dodd

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Mixed media originals – watercolour, pen and ink

Size: Square 20cm x 20cm

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2 Comments

    1. Incredible Mike! I have always admired Bardet but young Tom gave a descenders’ master class yesterday! I think those two stages are among the most exciting I have ever seen. So much to enjoy, truly amazing sport!

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