Kadri Wins Stage 8 of Tour de France

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07/13/2014| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill
Blel Kadri on his way to victory in stage 8 of Tour de France 2014 for Team AG2R La Mondiale - Focus Bikes Fotoreporter Sirotti

Kadri Wins Stage 8 of Tour de France

Blel Kadri (Ag2r-La Mondiale) has scored the first French stage win of this year’s Tour de France.

about proving anything to anyone; I was trying to make up time and test my rivals. Nibali is a rider that knows how to win the Grand Tours and combined with his advantage he’s still the favorite. He has 2:30 and that’s a lot of time.”

In the overall, Nibali leads teammate Fuglsang by 1:44 and Richie Porte (Sky) by 1:58. Stage 9 will probably not change this state of affairs. The hilly, 170-km ride from Gerardmer to Mulhouse will feature six categorized climbs, including a Category 1, but the summit of the last of these ascents will be 33 km from the finish. Stage 9 will be a stage hunter’s dream. Who will win? Jens Voigt (Trek)? Thomas Voeckler (Europcar)? Tony Gallopin (Lotto-Belisol)? Check in at www.roadcycling.com and find out!

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