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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 07, Stage 3: Saint-Malo - Nantes 208km

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  1. 13:05:00 CEST

    The start town of Saint-Malo has been a stage village seven times. First used in 1949, when Swiss Ferdi K
  2. 24km remaining from 208km

    13:09:00 CEST

    The current race situation is that we have a four-man breakaway. It includes US talent William Frischkorn (Garmin Chipotle - H30), Italian Paolo Longo Borghini (Barloworld), Frenchman Romain Feillu (Agritubel) and his compatriot Samuel Dumoulin (Cofidis). The gap to the peloton at the moment is a good six minutes.
  3. 13:12:00 CEST

    The break has already passed the first sprint, at km 21.5. Dumoulin passed ahead of Longo Borghini and Feillu.
  4. 13:18:00 CEST

    The famous L'Etape du Tour, where recreational riders can test themselves on a Tour stage, happened early this year. The 2008 parcours was exactly like the pros ride stage 10 to Hautacam this year. The winner had 5h38 for the 156km. We will see how that compares to the peloton next week.
  5. 33km remaining from 208km

    13:25:00 CEST

    We just passed km 31.5 The riders went through Calorguen
  6. 13:32:00 CEST

    The peloton is zipping along at a good 40 km/h right now. The break of Frischkorn, Borghini, Feillu and Dumoulin is a tad faster and the lead has grown to 9'50.