Dauphiné Libéré has begun
The big warm up to the TdF has begun in Nancy. Cadel Evans is already showing pretty darn good form.
61st Dauphiné Libéré, June 7-14
Stage 1, June 7: Nancy-Nancy, 12.1km (ITT)
Stage 2, June 8: Nancy to Dijon, 228km
Stage 3, June 9: Tournus to Saint-Etienne, 182km
Stage 4, June 10: Bourge-les-Valence to Valence, 43.4km (ITT)
Stage 5, June 11: Valence to Mont Ventoux, 154km
Stage 6, June 12: Gap to Briançon, 106km
Stage 7, June 13: Briançon to Saint-Francois-Longchamp, 157km
Stage 8, June 14: Faverges to Grenoble, 146km
Notice Stage 5, Sunday June 11—–finishing on the Ventoux! There’ll be a lot of leg testing up that baby. And climbs in the high alps include the Galibier and Croix-de-Fer. Oh yes!