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    Astana's Alberto Contador of Spain picked up his second Tour de France win today as Mark Cavendish the Brit from Team Columbia - HTC crushed the sprint to win his 6th stage of the tour. Lance Armstrong who announced he will be riding for new American team, RadioShack next year finished on the...
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    When Astana's Alberto Contador rides into Paris today, he'll not only be riding in with the coveted Maillot Jaune, but he'll also be riding in on these special Alberto Contador Look Keo 2 Max Carbon Pedals. No official word yet, on whether these will go into production or not, but would you...
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    Alberto Contador is within a stage of winning his second Tour de France as the much anticipated Mont Ventoux stage failed to shake up the GC standings. Tried as they may, the Schleck brothers launched attack after attack, but were not able to shake the rest of the GC contenders. For Rabobank...
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    Mark Cavendish of Team Highroad - HTC sprinted to his fifth stage win at this years tour, edging out Thor Hushovd and Gerald Ciolek. This stage win breaks the British record of 8 total tour stage wins, with Cavendish's ninth career win. Alberto Contador remains in the Maillot Jaune leading into...
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    Overall leader Alberto Contador took a giant step towards his second Tour de France victory when he humbled the time trial specialists over 40.5-km to take the 18th stage around the lake of Annecy on Thursday. The Spaniard, who outshone Olympic champion Fabian Cancellara by three seconds, now...
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    As expected, Saxo Bank took to the hills today to hopefully deliver their GC hopeful Andy Schleck into a podium spot and ride they did. Frank Schleck paced his younger brother, Andy Schleck, up the final climbs shedding all other contenders. With only Alberto Contador able to hang with the pace...
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    Mikel Astarloza of Euskaltel Euskadi timed his sprint just right to break away from his group and take the win at stage 16 of this year's Tour de France. Accelerating away from Sandy Casar and Pierrick Fedrigo who ended up second and third. Nicolas Roche ended up fourth, not too far behind...
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    Serguei Ivanov of Team Katusha broke away from a 13 man group of breakaway riders to solo to his second ever tour stage win. American George Hincapie looked as though he all but had the yellow jersey, but missed out on the jersey by only 5 seconds when the peloton ramped up the pace near end of...
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    Nicki Sorensen won the 12th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday by breaking away and finishing well ahead of Laurent Lefevre, and Rinaldo Nocentini of Italy kept the yellow jersey. Sorensen was part of a small group of seven riders that finished several minutes ahead of the main pack after...
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    Mark Cavendish strengthened his grip on the Tour de France sprints when he won the 11th stage on Wednesday to equal Barry Hoban's British record of eight victories in the world's greatest race. The Isle of Man rider outsprinted American Tyler Farrar and Yauheni Hutarovich of Belarus to win his...
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    Team Columbia-HTC's Mark Cavendish sprinted to his third stage win at this years Tour de France at the end of a technology free stage 10. Lead out by Mark Renshaw, Cavendish admitted even he thought he may have started the sprint too soon, but it didn't matter, because green jersey holder Thor...
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    Making a move just 3 miles from the finish, Thomas Voeckler of BBOX Bouygues Telecom was able to solo to victory. This is Voeckler's first tour stage win in five years, but it's sure to be just as sweet. Fabian Cancellara remains in the Maillot Jaune. Stage 5 Results 1 Thomas Voeckler...
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    Astana displayed it's team dominance with a powerful win in the the Team Time Trial at the Tour de France today. Besting Garmin-Slipstream by 18 seconds, but more interestingly, beating Saxo Bank by just 40 seconds. Putting Lance Armstrong in second, right behind tour leader Fabian Cancellara by...
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    Team Columbia-HTC's Mark Cavendish adds another stage win to his career total of 5 at stage 2 of this year's Tour de France. A group of 4 riders enjoyed a breakway leading into the final kilometers, only to be caught when Cavendish's team moved to the front of the peloton to aid Team Saxo Bank...
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