Chris Froome’s first downhill victory
51km in the first hour of racing
198 riders started stage 8 in Pau. Matthieu Ladagnous (FDJ) tried to go away before passing by his house after 15km of racing but the pace of race was too high. 51km were covered in the first hour of racing. Many skirmishes took place but no breakaway took shape before Mikaël Chérel (AG2R-La Mondiale) and Dani Navarro (Cofidis)...
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