The Most Underrated Riders in Tour de France History

While only a single rider wears yellow, there's a whole team of people hard at work to get him, and hopefully keep him, in the maillot jaune all the way to the Champs Elysees. These riders are with him every pedal of the way and, in many cases, have a far tougher road to Paris. These are the men who spend their time with their noses directly in the wind and their legs pacing the peloton, all for someone else's glory.

We decided to take a moment to shed a little light on the often-overlooked domestique. These are the five most underrated riders in Tour de France history.

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