Basso looks to Pyrenees

At CSC's rest day press conference, the team that currently holds the yellow jersey discussed its plans for the next two weeks as the race hits the mountains and designated general classification rider Ivan Basso is expected to challenge.

Basso, who finished third in last year's Tour de France, was the only rider who could stay with Lance Armstrong in the mountains in 2004. But while everyone else is looking forward to today's first severe mountain stage, Basso thinks the crucial climbs this year will not come until the Tour hits the Pyrenees.

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