Steve Cummings is a king of the breakaway.

And the British rider has a reputation for picking his moments well.

So there was plenty of excitement when the 36-year-old – who rides for Team Dimension Data ‘for Qhubeka‘ – fought his way into the early break on Wednesday’s Mountain Stage into the Pyrenees.

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Chapeau, Cummings. Chapeau.

He’s a wonderful cyclist and here, for your delectation, is a peak at his ride – from our good friends over at the Global Cycling Network.