Pevenage: "Tour wide open"

By Hedwig Kröner in Mulhouse

Jan Ullrich's personal advisor, Rudy Pevenage, was happy at the start of today's stage from Gérardmer to Mulhouse. Yesterday's stage outcome and the good appearance of T-Mobile have made him more than hopeful for the coming days. "Stage eight was a good day for T-Mobile, but also a good day for the whole of cycling," he told Cyclingnews. "The Tour has now really started. A lot of people thought that the Tour was over after the team time trial, but we saw yesterday that it's wide open."

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