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Jul.24.2009
  Fans wait for the riders behind a banner reading 'Long Life the Tour 2009' on July 24, 2009 in Bourgoin-Jallieu before the start of the 195 km and nineteenth stage of the 2009 Tour de France cycling race run between Bourgoin-Jallieu and Aubenas. Image Credit: Getty via Universal Sports TDF...
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Jul.23.2009
Saxo Bank's Fabian Cancellara, winner of the Stage 1 time trial, rides near the shore of Lake Annecy. Image Credit: Reuters via Universal Sports TDF Stage 18 - "ITT" Around Lake Annecy For A Podium This is the day that the podium for the Tour de France may just be decided. At the top of...
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Jul.22.2009
  Team Astana rider and leader's yellow jersey Alberto Contador (L) of Spain cycles with teammate Lance Armstrong of the U.S. after the start of the 16th stage of the 96th Tour de France cycling race between Martigny and Bourg Saint Maurice, July 21, 2009. Image Credit: Reuters via Universal...
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Jul.20.2009
  Riders on a breakaway hoping not to be caught by the Peloton. Image Credit: Getty via Universal Sports TDF Stage 15 - 3 Catégorie Threes, A Two, Finishing On A One The Tour visits Switzerland during this stage for the second mountain-top finish of this year’s race. Setting out from...
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Jul.18.2009
  eColumbia-HTC rider, American George Hincapie, who has worn the Yellow Jersey before in the Tour de France, aims to wear the leader's again before the TDF visits the Alps on Stage 15. Image Credit: AP via Universal Sports TDF Stage 14 - Hincapie leads Breakaway, Hopes For Yellow This post...
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Jul.17.2009
The Tour de France Peloton as it snakes and makes its way to Vittel in Stage 12 on Thursday. Image Credit: Reuters via Universal Sports TDF Stage 13 - Radios And Climbs Are The Order Of The Day After a series of three flat stages the Tour arrives to the Vosges mountains, three small but difficult...
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Jul.16.2009
  A punctured tire can't stop Lance Armstrong, who recovers to remain eight seconds behind the yellow jersey after Thursday's 12th stage of the Tour de France. Image Credit: Hertzog/Getty Images TDF Stage 12 - Sorensen Holds On Breakaway, Armstrong Survives Puncture In another stage described...
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Jul.15.2009
Stage 11 Map / Vatan → Saint-Fargeau - Image Credit: steephill.tv TDF Stage 11 - A Green Jersey Competition Hosted By Virgins This stage begins in Vatan and travels northeast to finish in Saint-Fargeau. Two categorized climbs enliven the proceedings, though they are unlikely to prove decisive in...
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Jul.14.2009
Alberto Contador, Team Astana climbing the Col du Tourmalet on Stage 9 - Excerpted Q&A on rest day - Q: Armstrong has said yesterday that there was a little tension in the team. Do you feel alone? Contador: I have seen his statements, but for me there is no tension at all, I am very relaxed...
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Jul.13.2009
  A lone rider on the Col du Tourmalet. Image Credit: steephill.tv TDF Stage 9 - Col du Tourmalet, Spinning Class On Steroids A great, tactical, and very professional Tour de France has been shaping up in the previous eight days. Team rules take the day in the last day in Stage 9 - Saint-...