For Australians, Cadel Evans’ time-trial trouncing of the Schleck brothers on Saturday to clinch a first Tour de France victory for his country was one of those “where were you when” moments.
Cadel Evans has the advantage, but Andy Schleck is confident
Their “no risk” tactics is playing into the hands of Evans and Contador
A fresh Evans faces challenges from Contador and the Schlecks in the Pyrenees
Team RadioShack’s Bruyneel and Leipheimer have some answers
The Schlecks and Contador ready to test the “rest day favorite” in the Pyrénées
It’s exceptional to have so many leading riders eliminated from the yellow-jersey stakes before reaching the first true mountain stages. But it’s not unknown for potential winners and contenders to crash out of the race in incidents like those on Sunday.
Rain showers and breakaways in the forecast this weekend
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