Friday July 25th, 2014

Stage 19Maubourguet Pays du Val d'Adour / Bergerac

Start 12h25 (Local time)

Tom-Jelte Slagter: "Champagne tonight!"

interview25.07.2014Stage 19- Maubourguet Pays du Val d'Adour / Bergerac

Most aggressive rider.

“It couldn't be better. We came to the Tour with a very strong team and we lost our guy for GC but we kept fighting. At the end, we win this stage. It doesn't matter who is the winner, me or another team member. I'm happy. We worked really well in the breakaway and I had the legs to leave the guys behind when I realized the peloton wasn't very far behind. I knew Navardauskas was stronger for the final part. He can time trial very well so I gave him this last pull at the top of the hill. We had to win a stage. Tonight, it's champagne!”

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