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Hupond's Bastille Day escape

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Break riders Mikhail Ignatiev (Katusha), Samuel Dumoulin (Cofidis), Benoit Vaugrenard (Francaise des Jeux), Thierry Hupond (Skil-Shimano)

Break riders Mikhail Ignatiev (Katusha), Samuel Dumoulin (Cofidis), Benoit Vaugrenard (Francaise des Jeux), Thierry Hupond (Skil-Shimano) (Image credit: AFP)
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Thierry Hupond (Skil-Shimano)

Thierry Hupond (Skil-Shimano) (Image credit: Sirotti)

Frenchman Thierry Hupond led the way Tuesday in the tenth stage of the Tour de France and on his country's national holiday, Bastille Day. He attacked to form an escape group immediately after the race left Limoges.

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