Monthly Archives: July 2011

Cavendish in green as the Pyrenees loom

Mark Cavendish won his third victory in this year’s tour in dominating fashion to take the coveted maillot vert. It was another rain-soaked day inFranceand the GC favorites just wanted to stay out of harm with an epic stage in … Continue reading

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Evans holds off Contador to win stage four

Today’s course looked like a roller coaster on paper and given the steepness of the final climb the GC favorites were sure to make today’s stage decisive. A small breakaway of five riders got away early and took the intermediate … Continue reading

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Garmin Cervelo storm to victory – God of thunder in yellow

Since forming his Garmin Cervelo team, Johnathan Vaughters has dreamed of winning the Tour de France team time trial and today the dream became reality. The high octane squad stormed to victory led by strong man, Thor Hushovd who is … Continue reading

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Gilbert takes the first stage, Cadel puts over a minute on Contador & Schleck

Phillipe Gibert followed an attack by Fabian Cancellara to take the first stage of the 2011 Tour de France. Cadel Evans followed the move and put more than 1:20 into Schleck and Contador after they were caught up in a … Continue reading

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