Poljanski reveals gruelling impact of Tour de France

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Polish cyclist Pawel Poljanski revealed the incredible physical toll of riding in the Tour de France.

The BORA - hansgrohe rider posted a photo of his legs on social media after stage 16 on Tuesday.

Poljanski, 27, showed the toll the gruelling race takes on riders with an image of his veiny legs.

 

After sixteen stages I think my legs look little tired #tourdefrance

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Team Sky's Chris Froome holds an 18-second lead atop the general classification.