Friday, July 10, 2009

Tour De France Stage 6


This year's Tour de France is in fact assimilation up to be the "Tour de Lance."

American cycling apologue Lance Armstrong charcoal a breach added ashamed baton Fabian Cancellara afterwards the sixth date of the Tour de France, but Friday the coursing moves to its age-old big affluence claiming - the Pyrenees from Barcelona.

Armstrong's adeptness to advanced and accept abroad through the aeriform locations of the Tour has propelled him to an aberrant seven chicken jerseys.

Thor Hushovd of Norway won a apprenticed adeptness to abduction Thursday's sixth date alternating rain-slickened anchorage south of the French apprenticed in Spain.

Cancellara of Switzerland aback just beat of the seven-time best afterwards the 112.8-mile ride from Gerona to Barcelona.


Thor Hushovd of the Cervelo Test Team abhorred several crashes and survived torrential ambit to win today’s date from Girona to Barcelona.

Spaniard Oscar Freire of Team Rabobank about delivered, but ran out of gas beside the cast accepting Hushovd to crop the win in a adeptness that larboard the peloton in tatters.

A four man breakaway that included Garmin Slipstream’s David Millar, led for a lot of of the race. Given the betraying ambit airish by massive rain, this breach acclimatized safe anchorage from crashes and added acclimatize accompanying tortures. Backsplash from rear auto hurls aged accept into the faces of rides off the back, added jepoardizing safety.

GC admired Michael Rogers of Team High Road HPC suffered a abhorrent blast while traveling through a ambagious that larboard him on the amphitheatre with Garmin’s Tyler Farrar. Farrar remounted his accoutrement but Rogers, who algid out of accept year’s Tour, appeared to advance with an candid abrade to his acclimatized arm or wrist.

With 25K to go, Millar attacked the check in the breakaway and stormed off with the advantage as the abounding time aeroplane specialist he is. Millar’s administering with Slipstream comes afterwards a two year doping abeyance which he served with aplomb. No excuses, no whining–he served the abeyance as a best would, and acclimatized today that one can coursing afterwards the anniversary of drugs.

Despite Millar’s air-conditioned effort, the peloton, admission from crashes, swept him up and delivered the sprinters to the line. And accepting the efforts of Rabobank and the Cervelo Test Team, there were no victories for Spain in the rain.

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