Daniel Lloyd (Team IG-Sigma Sport) delivers another assessment of a crucial stage of the 2012 Tour de France: stage 16.

In this short film, he takes to the saddle to analyse the challenges presented to the riders by four of the most iconic climbs of the Pyrenees: the Col d'Aubisque, the Col du Tourmalet, the Col d'Aspin, and the Peyresourde.

The riders will face these giants on Wednesday (18) on the 197km stage from Pau to Bagnères-de-Luchon, the day after a rest day: an interuption that can have consequences, Lloyd says.

Check back on Wednesday for a full report, photo gallery, and video highlights of the day's action.

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