T-Mobile on the rise

By Hedwig Kröner in Gérardmer

Stage 8 was a good one for the German T-Mobile team. Starting in home country with millions of spectators in Karlsruhe and on the way to France, the German squad was forced on the defensive early on as Jens Voigt and George Hincapie escaped, but once they were back in the fold, the magenta team could wait patiently for the last Cat. 2 ascent some 30 kilometres from the finish in Gérardmer.

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