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95th Tour de France - GT, France, July 5-27, 2008

Stage 6 - Thursday, July 10: Aigurande - Super Besse, 195.5km

Tour director Christian Prudhomme
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The three Frenchmen working hard in the day's break
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Benoţt Vaugrenard (Franšaise des Jeux)
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Riccardo Ricc˛ (Saunier Duval - Scott)
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Riccardo Ricc˛ (Saunier Duval - Scott)
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The Italian celebrates
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Ricc˛ brushed off any comparisons
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Kim Kirchen (Columbia)
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Kirchen has now held both the green and yellow
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Kirchen will hope to keep the jersey
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The favourites round the final corner
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Valverde was heavily bandaged
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Stefan Schumacher (Gerolsteiner) hits the deck
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Moises Due˝as Nevado (Barloworld) and Carlos Sastre (CSC-Saxo Bank) swerve
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Schumacher's team-mate Bernhard Kohl
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The German begins to pick himself up,
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Riccardo Ricc˛ (Saunier Duval - Scott)
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And takes the stage with apparent ease
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Moises Due˝as Nevado (Barloworld)
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre) was dropped
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Ricc˛ receives congratulations
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Kim Kirchen (Columbia)
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The Luxemburger will hope to hold it
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The jersey gets a kiss
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As does the souvenir lion!
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Kirchen salutes the crowd
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Which way to Besse?
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Under the 15 kilometre banner.
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The road ramps up
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The flamme rouge
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With 500 metres to go
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Crystal clear skies will greet the riders
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Gendarmes keep an eye
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The tough finish in Super-Besse
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Evans and Valverde chase after Ricc˛
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Riccardo Ricc˛ (Saunier Duval) celebrates
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Riccardo Ricc˛ takes his first Tour stage win.
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Alejandro Valverde gave it all he could
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Roman Kreuziger (Liquigas)
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Mikel Astarloza (Euskaltel-Euskadi)
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Stefan Schumacher's time in yellow
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David Millar's dreams of yellow
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The Saunier Duval spare bikes
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Thomas Voeckler (Bouygues Telecom)
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Haimar Zubeldia (Euskalte-Euskadi)
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Markus Burghardt (Team Columbia)
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Nikolas Vogondy, the French champion
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Vladimir Efimkin put in a brilliant attack
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Alessandro Ballan (Lampre) and Filippo Pozzato (Liquigas)
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Riccardo Ricc˛ (Saunier Duval - Scott) signs autographs
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A kiss for the lion from Kim Kirchen.
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Kim Kirchen takes the spoils
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No longer 'Grim Kim', Kirchen couldn't help by smile
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Kirchen is savouring his victory
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Kim Kirchen (Columbia) took over the green jersey
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Sylvain Chavanel (Cofidis) gained the polka dot jersey
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