Vinokourov looking forward to Alps

By Hedwig Kröner in Mulhouse

The other T-Mobile captain, Alexandre Vinokourov, got through today's stage without any problems. At the finish, the Kazakh explained why he had not made it a spectacular one, saying, "It was a hard stage. I had good legs in that last climb but I wouldn't have attacked as they were still 50 kilometres to go with a headwind, which wouldn't have been easy. I will save my strength for the Alps, for next week."

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