Evans philosophical about debut Tour performance

First-time Tour rider Cadel Evans (Davitamon Lotto) finished 14th today, 4'03 back. He suffered during the stage but dug deep to post a respectable ride. He told Cyclingnews' John Trevorrow what it was like after the finish.

"I got dropped on the final climb," he said. "I was on the limit for almost the entire previous climb. We chased back and just got back on at the bottom of the decent, then they hit it again."

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