Raphael Geminiani (2nd) and Hugo Koblet (1st) share the front page.
Coppi, Koblet and Bobet put themselves at the front chasing the break on Stage 4.
Geminiani leads on the Aubisque as Bauvin, Van Ende, Lauredi and Biagioni follow - heading from Dax to Tarbes on Stage 13. Biagioni won the stage and shared second place on GC with Geminiani - six minutes behind Bauvin.
Hugo Koblet makes a 140km solo break on Stage 11 - winning the stage by over two minutes and moving to third on GC behind Leveque and Bauvin.