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Complete Live Report
12:46:00 CESTWelcome to stage 14 of this year's Tour, a 194.5 kilometre run from N
12:50:00 CESTToday's stage is more likely to see a large break go clear, due to that profile.
12:51:00 CESTThere are two intermediate sprints en route to the finish, at Saint R
12:52:00 CESTThese are:
Km 128,5: C
13:01:00 CESTThe skies are blue and clear today, with air temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius. It's a beautiful day for a bike race. 158 riders lined out with no non-starters.
The action so far: Just over ten minutes after the drop of the flag, a group of 21 riders got clear and built a strong lead. The group comprises Stijn Devolder (Quick Step), Stuart O
13:09:00 CESTTwenty kilometres into the stage, the gap was 1'05".
Some readers have been wondering what will happen to the KOM points earned by Riccardo Ricc
- 41km remaining from 194.5km
13:13:00 CESTThe leaders recently fought it out for the first intermediate sprint. Devolder got it ahead of Frischkorn and Eisel.
The peloton was just 40" behind at that point. Three teams missed out on the move - Cofidis, Barloworld and Silence Lotto.
13:19:00 CESTWith the peloton gradually closing in, Gutierrez, Bonnet, Tankink and Casar scooted away from the break. The others were caught.
13:21:00 CESTApologies, to clarify: some of those who were in the break have gone back to the bunch. Right now, Oroz, Quinziato, Riblon, Haussler, Lelay, Sprick and Voeckler persist, as well as the four leaders.
- 50km remaining from 194.5km
13:22:00 CESTThe four leaders have a lead of 40 seconds.
13:24:00 CESTGregor Brown spoke to two from the Barloworld team at the start, namely manager Claudio Corti and Robert Hunter.
"I don't think that it will arrive in a sprint today," said Corti. "We will try for an escape with Robert Hunter and with Giampaolo Cheula
13:29:00 CESTBarloworld has announced that it will withdraw its sponsorship from the team as a result of what happened at the race. Moises Due
13:30:00 CESTOroz is an unusual classics man for an Euskaltel rider. Cyclingnews checked out Oroz to see what drives the man to do all the monuments in cycling.
13:31:00 CESTAt the 50 kilometre point, the leaders - Casar, Gutierrez, Bonnet and Tankink - had a 15 seconds lead over the seven chasers, and a further 15 seconds over the peloton.
The chasers were caught soon afterwards, and now there's plenty of jumping around as other riders try to get across to the lead quartet.
13:34:00 CESTCorrection: the seven chasers were joined by another group, not the peloton. However the main bunch soon got up to them. At Cavaillon, 56 kilometres after the start, the front quartet were approximately 25 seconds clear.
- 70km remaining from 194.5km
13:47:00 CESTOnce those chasers were recaptured, the peloton sat up. Gutierrez, Bonnet, Tankink and Casar have pulled clear again, and are now 3'35 ahead.
- 75km remaining from 194.5km
13:56:00 CESTThe peloton is 3'40 back.
Don't be surprised if teams such as CSC thrown the hammer down towards the end of today's stage. They may not wish to take the yellow jersey just yet, but putting pressure on Cadel Evans' Silence Lotto team is of interest to them. Of course, if it materialises that they can gain good time over Evans, they may opt to take the chance.
14:02:00 CESTRobert Hunter has been doing an online diary on his website, www.robbiehunter.net. He wasn't too happy earlier this week, and is likely to use even stronger words when he learns that the team sponsors are pulling out.
"This whole situation sucks," he wrote. "Some people have obviously not learned that possible jail time is a good enough reason not to dope.. how stupid are these people..
"My own team mate got caught with stuff in his bag besides going positive.. even more dumb. Once again it puts so many families at risk if the whole team closes.. My team mate was the quiet one and never really spoke to anybody so nobody can say too much about him.
"Then you get this idiot Ricc
- 81km remaining from 194.5km
14:04:00 CESTCurrent gap for the break: four minutes and ten seconds. They are in the feed zone.
14:09:00 CESTThe fans are getting more creative here in southern France. They have built a tractor out of straw bales.
The break swings by, but doesn't look over to admire the construct. Oh well.
14:11:00 CESTAs a reward for not checking out the country side, which is what the peloton currently doing, the gap has gone up to almost six minutes.