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Dumoulin wins Limousin's second stage

Samuel Dumoulin (Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne) wins the Tour du Limousin's second stage.

Samuel Dumoulin (Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne) wins the Tour du Limousin's second stage. (Image credit: Marie Coffornic)

Samuel Dumoulin (Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne) won the second stage of the Tour du Limousin on Wednesday, besting compatriots Romain Feillu (Agritubel) and Sébastien Chavanel (Française Des Jeux) in the bunch gallop to the line.

With the time bonus awarded for first place, Frenchman Dumoulin moved into the overall race lead by one second over previous yellow jersey holder Borut Bozic (Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team).

The stage victory was up in the air until the final moments when Anthony Charteau (Caisse d'Epargne) was caught by the peloton with 200 metres to go after spending 155 kilometres off the front.

Charteau and Jonathan Thire (Auber 93) attacked the peloton after approximately 32 kilometres of racing and stretched their lead to nearly five minutes with 96 kilometres remaining.

The leading duo's lead gradually came down at the impetus of the Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team as they worked to defend the yellow jersey of Bozic. Charteau, only 10 seconds behind Bozic on general classification, was the virtual race leader on the road for much of the stage while Thire was not a threat, sitting 7:26 behind the Slovenian race leader.

On the day's final climb, the third category Côte de Nouaille at km 167.1, Charteau dropped Thire and continued on towards the finish in Felletin on his own.

With 15 kilometres remaining, Thire was absorbed by the peloton while Charteau maintained a lead of 1:35. Five kilometres later Charteau's lead was reduced by 25 seconds to 1:10 as the Frenchman desperately tried to take both the stage win and the overall lead.

Charteau still held a tenuous 25 second lead with five kilometres remaining which was then reduced to 8 seconds at the two kilometres to go banner. Charteau dug deep to claim a stage victory, but the Frenchman was swept up by the lead-out trains of the sprinters with 200 metres remaining to the finish.

While Charteau's bid for victory came up short, he did manage to take maximum points at the two final intermediate sprint lines which moved him into the lead of the sprint classification.

The peloton faces the longest stage of the Tour du Limousin on Thursday, covering 189.6 kilometres from St Martin de Jussac to St Junien. The riders have three categorised climbs on the parcours, including the second category Côte de Maluchat with 18.7 kilometres remaining in the stage, in addition to three intermediate sprints.

Full results
1Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne4:38:32
2Romain Feillu (Fra) Agritubel
3Sébastien Chavanel (Fra) Française Des Jeux
4Mickael Larpe (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
5Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank
6Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Milram
7Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervelo TestTeam
8Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun
9Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank
10Florian Vachon (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
11Jérémie Galland (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun
12Jean-Luc Delpech (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller
13Thomas Voeckler (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
14Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
15Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
16Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
17Takashi Miyazawa (Jpn) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design
18Sylvain Calzati (Fra) Agritubel
19Johan Mombaerts (Fra) Auber 93
20Dominique Rollin (Can) Cervelo TestTeam
21Thomas Peterson (USA) Garmin - Slipstream0:00:05
22Bert De Waele (Bel) Landbouwkrediet - Colnago
23Pierre Rolland (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
24Julien Simon (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun
25Christian Meier (Can) Garmin - Slipstream
26Rene Mandri (Est) AG2R La Mondiale
27Nadir Haddou (Fra) Auber 93
28Niels Brouzes (Fra) Auber 93
29Anthony Roux (Fra) Française Des Jeux
30Yury Trofimov (Rus) BBox Bouygues Telecom
31Jason Donald (USA) Garmin - Slipstream
32Lilian Jegou (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller
33Florian Guillou (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
34Alberto Losada (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
35Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) Française Des Jeux
36Anthony Charteau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne
37Gregor Gazvoda (Slo) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design
38Ludovic Turpin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
39Timothy Duggan (USA) Garmin - Slipstream
40David Lelay (Fra) Agritubel
41Antoine Dalibard (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller
42Benoît Sinner (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun
43Cédric Pineau (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
44Stéphane Goubert (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
45Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne
46Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne
47Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
48Julien Loubet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
49Yann Pivois (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller
50Laurent Mangel (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun
51Cyril Gautier (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
52Edward King (USA) Cervelo TestTeam
53David Arroyo (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
54Xabier Zandio (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
55Martin Velits (Svk) Team Milram
56Jean Marc Marino (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun
57Shinichi Fukushima (Jpn) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design
58Joaquin Novoa (Spa) Cervelo TestTeam
59Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
60Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank
61Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank
62Anthony Ravard (Fra) Agritubel
63Matthieu Sprick (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
64Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Rabobank
65Maxime Mederel (Fra) Auber 93
66Sébastien Duret (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller
67Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Française Des Jeux
68Guillaume Pont (Fra) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design
69Aurelien Duval (Fra) Française Des Jeux
70Nicolas Hartmann (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller
71Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux
72Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank
73Morgan Chedhomme (Fra) Auber 93
74Marcel Wyss (Swi) Cervelo TestTeam
75Björn Leukemans (Bel) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:00:18
76Brice Feillu (Fra) Agritubel0:00:22
77Nicolas Rousseau (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
78Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Agritubel
79Michael Friedman (USA) Garmin - Slipstream0:00:25
80Julien Guay (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:00:29
81Park Sung Baek (Kor) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design
82Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
83Daniel Fleeman (GBr) Cervelo TestTeam
84Yann Huguet (Fra) Agritubel
85Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
86Nariyuki Masuda (Jpn) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design0:00:32
87Franck Bouyer (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:00:36
88Björn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram
89William Frischkorn (USA) Garmin - Slipstream
90Martial Ricci Poggi (Fra) Landbouwkrediet - Colnago
91Dimitri Champion (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller0:00:39
92Arnoud Van Groen (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
93Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram
94Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) Française Des Jeux
95Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervelo TestTeam0:00:44
96Yannick Talabardon (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun
97Christian Kux (Ger) Team Milram
98Mauricio Ardila (Col) Rabobank0:00:55
99Markus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram0:01:04
100Francis Mourey (Fra) Française Des Jeux
101Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Slipstream0:01:16
102Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:01:18
103Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
104Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
105Sébastien Minard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
106Dominik Roels (Ger) Team Milram
107Julien Mazet (Fra) Auber 93
108Emilien Benoit Berges (Fra) Agritubel0:01:26
109Cedric Coutouly (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun0:01:54
110Bingen Fernandez (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:01:58
111Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
112David Boucher (Fra) Landbouwkrediet - Colnago0:04:15
113Alexandre Lemair (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
114Koen Barbe (Bel) Landbouwkrediet - Colnago
115Mickael Damien (Fra) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design
116Kilian Patour (Fra) Garmin - Slipstream
117Stéphane Auge (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:07:20
118Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
119Bastien Delrot (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
120Christophe Kern (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
121Sven Nys (Bel) Landbouwkrediet - Colnago
122Kevin Peeters (Bel) Landbouwkrediet - Colnago
123Jonathan Thire (Fra) Auber 930:09:01
124Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:11:25
125Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
DNFNoan Lelarge (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller

Sprint 1 - Bugeat, km 20.4
1Jérémie Galland (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun3pts
2Sylvain Calzati (Fra) Agritubel2
3Cyril Gautier (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom1

Sprint 2 - Crocq, km 104.9
1Anthony Charteau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne3pts
2Jonathan Thire (Fra) Auber 932
3Romain Feillu (Fra) Agritubel1

Sprint 3 - Felletin (1st passage), km 136.8
1Anthony Charteau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne3pts
2Jonathan Thire (Fra) Auber 932
3Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervelo TestTeam1

KOM 1 - Côte de Font Goux (Cat. 3) km 73.2
1Jonathan Thire (Fra) Auber 934pts
2Anthony Charteau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne2
3Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Agritubel1

KOM 2 - Côte de Montoulier (Cat. 3) km 147.2
1Jonathan Thire (Fra) Auber 934pts
2Anthony Charteau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne2
3Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Agritubel1

KOM 3 - Côte de Nouaille (Cat. 3) km 167.1
1Anthony Charteau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne4pts
2Jonathan Thire (Fra) Auber 932
3Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Agritubel1

Combination
1Anthony Charteau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne22pts

Most combative
1Anthony Charteau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne

Teams
1Besson Chaussures - Sojasun13:55:41
2Roubaix Lille Metropole
3Agritubel
4Rabobank
5Cervelo TestTeam
6Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:00:05
7Francaise Des Jeux
8Caisse d'Epargne
9Auber 93
10AG2R La Mondiale
11Bretagne - Schuller
12EQA-Meitan Hompo-Graphite Design
13Garmin - Slipstream0:00:10
14Team Milram0:00:36
15Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:00:52
16Cofidis, Le Credit Par Telephone0:01:42
17Landbouwkrediet - Colnago0:04:51

General classification after stage 2
1Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne8:29:28
2Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:00:01
3Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervelo TestTeam0:00:04
4Romain Feillu (Fra) Agritubel
5Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank0:00:07
6Thomas Voeckler (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
7Jérémie Galland (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun0:00:08
8Sylvain Calzati (Fra) Agritubel0:00:09
9Anthony Charteau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:10
10Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank0:00:11
11Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Milram
12Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
13Jean-Luc Delpech (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller
14Florian Vachon (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
15Dominique Rollin (Can) Cervelo TestTeam
16Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
17Julien Simon (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun0:00:15
18Nadir Haddou (Fra) Auber 930:00:16
19Bert De Waele (Bel) Landbouwkrediet - Colnago
20Rene Mandri (Est) AG2R La Mondiale
21Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) Française Des Jeux
22Benoît Sinner (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun
23Niels Brouzes (Fra) Auber 93
24Ludovic Turpin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
25Morgan Chedhomme (Fra) Auber 93
26Mickael Larpe (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole0:00:20
27Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne
28Johan Mombaerts (Fra) Auber 93
29Cyril Gautier (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:00:24
30Pierre Rolland (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:00:25
31Thomas Peterson (USA) Garmin - Slipstream
32Christian Meier (Can) Garmin - Slipstream
33Timothy Duggan (USA) Garmin - Slipstream
34Gregor Gazvoda (Slo) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design
35Alberto Losada (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
36Lilian Jegou (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller
37Florian Guillou (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
38Jason Donald (USA) Garmin - Slipstream
39Cédric Pineau (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
40Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne
41David Lelay (Fra) Agritubel
42Yann Pivois (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller
43Yury Trofimov (Rus) BBox Bouygues Telecom
44Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
45Antoine Dalibard (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller
46Julien Loubet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
47Stéphane Goubert (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
48Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank
49Jean Marc Marino (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun
50Laurent Mangel (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun
51Guillaume Pont (Fra) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design
52Xabier Zandio (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
53Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Française Des Jeux
54David Arroyo (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
55Joaquin Novoa (Spa) Cervelo TestTeam
56Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
57Sébastien Duret (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller
58Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Rabobank
59Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux
60Nicolas Hartmann (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller
61Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank
62Maxime Mederel (Fra) Auber 93
63Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank
64Björn Leukemans (Bel) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:00:29
65Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Agritubel0:00:37
66Brice Feillu (Fra) Agritubel0:00:42
67Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:49
68Yann Huguet (Fra) Agritubel
69Martin Velits (Svk) Team Milram0:00:56
70Arnoud Van Groen (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:00:59
71Mauricio Ardila (Col) Rabobank0:01:15
72Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:01:38
73Julien Mazet (Fra) Auber 93
74Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
75Yannick Talabardon (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun0:01:41
76Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Slipstream0:02:23
77Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:02:32
78Takashi Miyazawa (Jpn) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design0:03:21
79Edward King (USA) Cervelo TestTeam0:04:29
80Aurelien Duval (Fra) Française Des Jeux
81Marcel Wyss (Swi) Cervelo TestTeam
82Nicolas Rousseau (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:46
83Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:04:51
84Daniel Fleeman (GBr) Cervelo TestTeam0:04:53
85William Frischkorn (USA) Garmin - Slipstream0:05:00
86Dimitri Champion (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller0:05:03
87Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervelo TestTeam0:05:08
88Markus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram0:05:28
89Sébastien Minard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:05:42
90Dominik Roels (Ger) Team Milram0:05:52
91Cedric Coutouly (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun0:06:18
92Anthony Ravard (Fra) Agritubel0:07:42
93Matthieu Sprick (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
94Julien Guay (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:08:06
95Franck Bouyer (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:08:13
96Francis Mourey (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:08:41
97Koen Barbe (Bel) Landbouwkrediet - Colnago0:08:49
98Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:09:35
99Bingen Fernandez (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
100Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun0:10:22
101Björn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram0:10:58
102Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram0:11:01
103Christian Kux (Ger) Team Milram0:11:06
104Bastien Delrot (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole0:11:44
105Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:11:45
106Kilian Patour (Fra) Garmin - Slipstream0:11:52
107Park Sung Baek (Kor) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design0:12:35
108Sébastien Chavanel (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:12:38
109Nariyuki Masuda (Jpn) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design
110Shinichi Fukushima (Jpn) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design0:12:47
111Anthony Roux (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:12:59
112Martial Ricci Poggi (Fra) Landbouwkrediet - Colnago0:13:18
113Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:13:21
114Emilien Benoit Berges (Fra) Agritubel0:14:08
115Michael Friedman (USA) Garmin - Slipstream0:16:14
116Mickael Damien (Fra) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design0:16:21
117Jonathan Thire (Fra) Auber 930:16:34
118Alexandre Lemair (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole0:16:57
119Stéphane Auge (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:17:42
120Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
121Sven Nys (Bel) Landbouwkrediet - Colnago0:20:02
122David Boucher (Fra) Landbouwkrediet - Colnago0:20:04
123Christophe Kern (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:20:12
124Kevin Peeters (Bel) Landbouwkrediet - Colnago0:23:09
125Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:24:07

Sprints classification
1Anthony Charteau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne6pts
2Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne5
3Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Agritubel5
4Thomas Voeckler (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom4
5Jonathan Thire (Fra) Auber 934
6Jérémie Galland (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun3
7Sylvain Calzati (Fra) Agritubel2
8Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2
9Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervelo TestTeam1
10Romain Feillu (Fra) Agritubel1
11Cyril Gautier (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom1
12Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1
13Julien Simon (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun1

Mountains classification
1Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Agritubel19pts
2Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne14
3Jonathan Thire (Fra) Auber 9310
4Anthony Charteau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne8
5Julien Loubet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale6
6Guillaume Pont (Fra) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design4
7Timothy Duggan (USA) Garmin - Slipstream2
8Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank1
9Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1
10Shinichi Fukushima (Jpn) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design1

Young rider classification
1Romain Feillu (Fra) Agritubel8:29:32
2Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank0:00:07
3Florian Vachon (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
4Julien Simon (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun0:00:11
5Rene Mandri (Est) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:12
6Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) Française Des Jeux
7Benoît Sinner (Fra) Besson Chaussures - Sojasun
8Morgan Chedhomme (Fra) Auber 93
9Mickael Larpe (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole0:00:16
10Mathieu Perget (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne
11Johan Mombaerts (Fra) Auber 93
12Cyril Gautier (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:00:20
13Pierre Rolland (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:00:21
14Thomas Peterson (USA) Garmin - Slipstream
15Christian Meier (Can) Garmin - Slipstream
16Cédric Pineau (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
17Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne
18Yury Trofimov (Rus) BBox Bouygues Telecom
19Julien Loubet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
20Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Française Des Jeux
21Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole
22Nicolas Hartmann (Fra) Bretagne - Schuller
23Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank
24Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank
25Brice Feillu (Fra) Agritubel0:00:38
26Yann Huguet (Fra) Agritubel0:00:45
27Martin Velits (Svk) Team Milram0:00:52
28Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Slipstream0:02:19
29Aurelien Duval (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:04:25
30Marcel Wyss (Swi) Cervelo TestTeam
31Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervelo TestTeam0:05:04
32Dominik Roels (Ger) Team Milram0:05:48
33Julien Guay (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:08:02
34Christian Kux (Ger) Team Milram0:11:02
35Bastien Delrot (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole0:11:40
36Park Sung Baek (Kor) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design0:12:31
37Anthony Roux (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:12:55
38Mickael Damien (Fra) EQA - Meitan Hompo - Graphite Design0:16:17
39Jonathan Thire (Fra) Auber 930:16:30
40Alexandre Lemair (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole0:16:53
41Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:17:38
42Kevin Peeters (Bel) Landbouwkrediet - Colnago0:23:05

Teams classification
1Besson Chaussures - Sojasun25:29:02
2Caisse D'epargne0:00:05
3Auber 93
4AG2R La Mondiale
5Agritubel0:00:09
6Rabobank
7Cervelo TestTeam
8Roubaix Lille Metropole0:00:18
9Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:00:23
10Francaise Des Jeux
11Bretagne - Schuller
12Garmin - Slipstream0:00:37
13Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:01:01
14EQA-Meitan Hompo-Graphite Design0:03:33
15Team Milram0:05:29
16Cofidis, Le Credit Par Telephone0:10:08
17Landbouwkrediet - Colnago0:21:35

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Based in the southeastern United States, Peter produces race coverage for all disciplines, edits news and writes features. The New Jersey native has 30 years of road racing and cyclo-cross experience, starting in the early 1980s as a Junior in the days of toe clips and leather hairnets. Over the years he's had the good fortune to race throughout the United States and has competed in national championships for both road and 'cross in the Junior and Masters categories. The passion for cycling started young, as before he switched to the road Peter's mission in life was catching big air on his BMX bike.

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