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Tour de France 2008: Stage 2


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The field has gathered before the

Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)

The General Classification is still

Riders are off! And immediately,

6km remaining from 164km

The C

By the way, it was Danny Pate (Garmin)

The break is now down to three riders:

17km remaining from 164km

Bouygues Telecom

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The three leaders

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On top of the C

Chavanel and Voeckler didn't actually

They've passed the intermediate sprint

At the sprint, Chavanel passed in

Voeckler and Chavanel share the work

Caisse is leading the chase. They

Valverde is pretty yellow today.

41km remaining from 164km

The Cofidis riders

Chavanel and polka dot Voeckler are

We see Koos Moerenhout (Rabobank)

Voeckler grabs a bite to eat, as

43km remaining from 164km

The gap is already

McEwen is returning to the bunch.

48km remaining from 164km

The bunch passes

It's all Caisse d'Epargne colours

Two Frenchmen leading the race right

We talked to Mark Cavendish this

63km remaining from 164km

Meanwhile, the

Unfortunately, it has started to

We also talked to Baden Cooke (Barloworld)

68km remaining from 164km

Voeckler has a problem

The leading duo are now in Pontivy,

Green jersey Philippe Gilbert (FDJ)

79km remaining from 164km

Fabian Cancellara

Cancellara did stop, eventually,

Erratum: Gilbert still lacks three

85km remaining from 164km

The gap has dropped

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The race is coming up to the Mur

Chavanel and Voeckler hit the Mur

Voeckler looks to come around Chavanel

Two Agritubel riders jump out of

After the C

102km remaining from 164km

Agritubel launched

Voeckler punctured! But he got a

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The leaders are

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Lelay and Moreau

David Lelay is a local boy from Brittany.

Moreau is doing a good amount of

But the French have had some international

Climber R

With 40 kilometres to go, the gap

Four years ago, the last time a Tour

131km remaining from 164km

Only 1'30 minutes

Still, a bunch sprint in Saint-Brieuc

The bunch is strung out now, as the

Mauricio Soler has dropped to the

Soler's hand is nicely strapped,

144km remaining from 164km

With 20 kilometres

The race is now on a long straight

Soler is now riding with Bertogliati,

When the Tour last had a stage finish

152km remaining from 164km

Still 54 seconds

157km remaining from 164km

Voeckler, who wore

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Lelay gives it everything he has

161km remaining from 164km

They're driving

22 seconds as they hit the climb.

13 seconds. Voeckler gives it another

Chavanel is in aero position as he

163km remaining from 164km

Lelay is caught.

Chavanel is going to be swallowed.

There was a crash further behind,

Third is Schumacher. Cancellara has

But Hushovd came up on the final

Philippe Gilbert is coming in in

Gerald Ciolek got third. A good result

Gilbert should be keeping his second

That's all from us here in Saint-Brieuc

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