06 July 2011

Stay on the wheel: news after Stage 4 TDF

Read up to keep up - the Tour de France
RECOMMENDED FAN READING AND VIEWING
Breakfast with Bernie (the interviewer is boring, but Bernie is not)
The reference to "personal" problems is that sadly Mark Cavendish lost his dog
Tour Talk after Stage 4 with Andreu and Startt 
Quote of the Day: "well, that sounds easy .. let's all just pop up to the front of the peloton" ~ Phil Liggett commenting on Jonathan Vaughters suggestion to his riders to move to the front around the yellow.  
O'nev - a photographer's adventures at Stage 4 TDF from Lorient to Mûr de Bretagne

How the mechanics prepared the bikes for a wet stage of racing: Tour de France Tech: Wet weather preparations.

Be a Tourist at the TDF - Tour de PEZ: No One Does It Like The Bretons!
Twitter lessons: from inrng : mûr with the circumflex accent on the letter U does not mean “wall”, it means “ripe” in French.
Chris Horner's Tour de France Blog: Cutting It Close (written blog entry)
Cadel Evans wins 4 stage in a photo finish. Video of last 1.1 km of finish of stage 4 (NBC sports)  (This was Cadel's second stage win at the Tour de France, in 2007 he won the Stage 13 Time Trial, and coming in second overall behind Contador for the GC that year. But this was his first road stage win at the Tour).
Cadel beats Contador at the line
Stage 5 today: route they are still racing in the northwest corner of France from Carhaix - Cap Fréhel - 164.5 km