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Video: Le Mével goes on the attack again

Stephen Farrand
May 25, 2011, 17:13 BST,
May 25, 2011, 18:23 BST
First Edition Cycling News, Thursday, May 26, 2011
Giro d'Italia, Stage 17
Christophe Le Mevel (Garmin-Cervelo)

Christophe Le Mevel (Garmin-Cervelo)

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Frenchman not discouraged despite missing out in Tirano

Christophe Le Mével (Garmin-Cervélo) tried yet again to win a stage at the Giro d'Italia but yet again came up empty handed in Tirano.

The Frenchman made sure he was part of the 16-rider break that fought for the stage and was the first rider to attack on the final climb to Aprica. However he was also one of the first to crack and was left behind as Ulissi, Visconti and 10 other riders contested the finale in Tirano.

Despite missing out on the stage victory and on the pink jersey several times in the first week of the Giro, Le Mével told Cyclingnews that he would go on the attack again, perhaps on Thursday's stage to San Pellegrino Terme.

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