Germany’s Marcel Kittel, wearing the best sprinter’s green jersey, celebrates as he crosses the finish line during the 11th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France between Eymet and Pau. Photo: Lionel Bonaventure/Getty Images

Marcel Kittel is unfailingly modest but steamrollers are not known for beating their chests either. After winning half of the 10 the road race stages (...)