Westra Takes Stage 7 of Dauphine Libere; Contador Takes Overall Lead
Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo Bank) has taken the lead in the Criterium du Dauphine Libere.
given the breakaway a big advantage,” the Spaniard said. “But I managed to take 20 seconds on Froome and even more time on some of my other rivals, which means that I’ll be in the yellow jersey with just one stage to go. Even more important, I saw that I am getting better every day and that I’m progressing ahead of the Tour de France.”
In the overall, Contador leads Froome by 0:08 and Talansky by 0:39. Stage 8, the final stage of the Dauphine Libere, will be another standing shaker. The short (131.5 km) but intense ride from Megeve to Courchevel will feature three Category 1 climbs, including back-to-back ascents at the end of the stage. Will Contador fend off Froome, Talansky, and others? Check in at www.roadcycling.com and find out!