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Tour de France 2008

Date range:
July 5-27, 2008
  • Tour de France, France, GT
  • Stages Expand the race menu
    • Stage 1

      Distance:
      197.5km
      Start location:
      Brest
      End location:
      Plumelec
    • Stage 2

      Distance:
      164.5km
      Start location:
      Auray
      End location:
      Saint Brieuc
    • Stage 3

      Distance:
      208km
      Start location:
      Saint-Malo
      End location:
      Nantes
    • Stage 4

      Distance:
      29.5km
      Start location:
      Cholet
      End location:
      Cholet (ITT)
    • Stage 5

      Distance:
      232km
      Start location:
      Cholet
      End location:
      Châteauroux
    • Stage 6

      Distance:
      195.5km
      Start location:
      Aigurande
      End location:
      Super Besse
    • Stage 7

      Distance:
      159km
      Start location:
      Brioude
      End location:
      Aurillac
    • Stage 8

      Distance:
      172.5km
      Start location:
      Figeac
      End location:
      Toulouse
    • Stage 9

      Distance:
      224km
      Start location:
      Toulouse
      End location:
      Bagnères de Bigorre
    • Stage 10

      Distance:
      156km
      Start location:
      Pau
      End location:
      Hautacam
    • Stage 11

      Distance:
      167.5km
      Start location:
      Lannemezan
      End location:
      Foix
    • Stage 12

      Distance:
      168.5km
      Start location:
      Lavelanet
      End location:
      Narbonne
    • Stage 13

      Distance:
      182km
      Start location:
      Narbonne
      End location:
      Nîmes
    • Stage 14

      Distance:
      194.5km
      Start location:
      Nîmes
      End location:
      Digne les Bains
    • Stage 15

      Distance:
      183km
      Start location:
      Embrun
      End location:
      Prato Nevoso
    • Stage 16

      Distance:
      157km
      Start location:
      Cuneo
      End location:
      Jausiers
    • Stage 17

      Distance:
      210.5km
      Start location:
      Embrun
      End location:
      L'Alpe d'Huez
    • Stage 18

      Distance:
      196.5km
      Start location:
      Bourg d'Oisans
      End location:
      Saint Étienne
    • Stage 19

      Distance:
      165.5km
      Start location:
      Roanne
      End location:
      Montluçon
    • Stage 20

      Distance:
      53km
      Start location:
      Cérilly
      End location:
      Saint Amand Montrond (ITT)
    • Stage 21

      Distance:
      143km
      Start location:
      Étampes
      End location:
      Paris/Champs Élysées
  • Race history

July 14, Stage 10: Pau - Hautacam 156km

Complete Live Report

Live commentary by:
Cycling News
  1. 13:08:00 CEST

    Good afternoon and welcome to live coverage of the second Pyrenean mountain stage of this year's Tour de France. Yesterday's race to Bagn
  2. 13:21:00 CEST

    Gerolsteiner's Stefan Schumacher was one of the first to attack on the final climb, but ultimately blew up and lost time. He dropped from third to fourth overall, while Christian Vande Velde (Garmin Chipotle) moved up a slot to continue his run of best-ever form.
  3. 140.7km remaining from 156km

    13:27:00 CEST

    Mark Cavendish (Columbia) and Danny Pate (Garmin Chipotle) have crashed... Cavendish is up and standing, getting his elbow looked at. We hope both riders will continue..stay tuned.
  4. 13:28:00 CEST

    It's been a very aggressive start to the stage, with plenty of attacks. Riders want to get away and build a good lead before the two big mountains later on.
  5. 20.4km remaining from 156km

    13:34:00 CEST

    A group of 24 riders went clear ten kilometres into the stage, and are currently 1'32 ahead of the yellow jersey bunch. We'll get an ID on those soon. Fabian Wegmann (Gerolsteiner) is there and seemed to be having gear problems. Cyclingnews' Ben Atkins mentions he is on a prototype Shimano electronic gruppo and is stuck in top gear.
  6. 13:36:00 CEST

    Oscar Freire (Rabobank) is also there. He's currently second in the green jersey competition but is wearing the tunic, as the leader Kim Kirchen is in yellow. That takes priority, of course, and as a rider can't wear two jerseys the lesser of the two passes to the next rider in that competition.

    Freire is not a rider for the big cols, but he is hoping to nab points at the two bonus sprints before the road turns vertical.
  7. 13:37:00 CEST

    Cavendish returns to the peloton but the chase has been a tough one for him. He's not keen on the big cols and so will hope to regain energy before the start of the Col du Tourmalet.