The 2006 Tour de France: a still-murky picture

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07/13/2006| 0 comments
by David Cohen
Juan Miguel Mercado takes the stage win. Photo copyright Fotoreporter Sirotti.
Juan Miguel Mercado takes the stage win. Photo copyright Fotoreporter Sirotti.

The 2006 Tour de France: a still-murky picture

In other times, especially the most recent reign of Lance Armstrong, such a finish would not have been possible ? especially not on a mountain stage.

or no one.


Or, are we seeing a regression to the Tour of bygone times when individual riders, and not teams, prevailed?


Stage 11, an even more difficult challenge, may give us the answer to these and other questions.

 

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