Friday July 11th, 2014

Stage 7Épernay / Nancy

Start 11h55 (Local time)

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Matteo Trentin of Omega Pharma-Quick Step scored his second stage win at the Tour de France one year after taking the laurels in Lyon. He passed Peter Sagan in extremis on the line in Nancy. The green jersey wearer had done everything he could before with putting his Cannondale team at the front of the peloton all day. He attacked in the last climb and sprinted in a crash marred finale but had to accept another defeat.

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King of the Mountains.

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Second in stage 7 and green jersey.

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Sporting stakes11.07.2014

Anybody is keen to chase?

Stage 7 is not a sprinters' stage. Firstly, it's very long (234.5km) and it would be a huge task for a team to keep the race under control like Giant-Shimano has done in all the previous flat stages. Secondly, the finale is too hard for pure sprinters like Marcel Kittel. Giant-Shimano would have been keen to just switch roles between Kittel and John Degenkolb who has the characteristics for winning in Nancy, but the Gent-Wevelgem winner got a muscle thorn in a crash during stage 5, so he's...

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True to his tendency to bring new talent forward, Garmin Sharp team manager Jonathan Vaughters took a young and rather inexperienced team to the Tour de France to support Andrew Talansky in his Tour campaign.

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How was the first time ?10.07.2014

Jens Voigt's advice to first timers

This focus on a Tour newcomer is obviously tongue-in-cheek: when Jens Voigt made his Tour de France debut in 1998, Danny van Poppel or Simon Yates, the two youngest riders in this edition, were five.

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See you10.07.2014

Km 174 - Homage to Lapize

Kilometre 174 is the spot catching our attention today and riders might want to look ahead quickly and maybe catch the glimpse of a passing plane in the sky of Lorraine.

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Jersey wearers after the stage 21

Classifications after the stage 21

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