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!