Tour de Suisse LIVE - Stage 7

Tour de Suisse Stage 8 Profile


2009 Tour de Suisse, Stage 6:  Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Slipstream) is on the comeback trail.
photo Copyright © 2009 Fotoreporter Sirotti for cyclingfans.com

2009 Tour de Suisse, Stage 6:  Mark Cavendish (Team Columbia-Highroad) shows how many stages he's won.
photo Copyright © 2009 Fotoreporter Sirotti for cyclingfans.com

2009 Tour de Suisse, Stage 6:  Race leader Tadej Valjavec (AG2R La Mondiale) on the podium with
two former Misses Switzerland: Christa Rigozzi, left, and Amanda Amman.
photo Copyright © 2009 Fotoreporter Sirotti for cyclingfans.com

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- Saturday's Tour de Suisse Stage 8 departs Le Sentier at 13:20 CET (7:20am U.S. Eastern) and is expected in Crans/Montana between 17:56 and 18:29 CET (11:56am and 12:29pm U.S. Eastern).  Tour de Suisse live video streaming on Cycling TV is scheduled to begin at 17:00 CET (11am U.S. Eastern).  Tour de Suisse live coverage on Sporza is scheduled to begin at 17:00 CET (11am U.S. Eastern).  We will list other sources of Tour de Suisse live feeds as they become available.

- Tour de Suisse also LIVE on Cycling TV.  Links at right.

- Tour de Suisse LIVE on RTL.

- Tour de Suisse LIVE video streaming on SportItalia.

- Nevada City Classic:  Lance Armstrong, Levi Leipheimer and Chris Horner will be among the riders on the start line of Sunday's Nevada City Classic.  Photo pros Laura Alber and Carlos Rico will be on site shooting the race and getting us photos.  We may have a few pics from several other friends of cyclingfans.com as well.  Official site

La Grande Boucle Feminine Internationale 2009
(Women's "Tour de France")


GBFI Official Poster

- La Grande Boucle Féminine Internationale (or "women's Tour de France") got underway yesterday and runs to June 21.  Emma Pooley (Cervelo TestTeam) of Great Britain won Stage 1.  Official Website


Flashback:  2003 La Grande Boucle Féminine Internationale.
Longtime race director Pierre Boué speaks to Joane Somarriba (in yellow) at the start of the final stage from Versailles to Paris.  Somarriba won a record-tying third women's "Grand Boucle".  In the background is a large poster showing Boué's book about the history of the race, with Somarriba on the cover.
Copyright © 2003 Pete Geyer/www.cyclingfans.com

Tour de Suisse Stage 7 Profile

- Tour de Suisse Stage 7 departs Bad Zurzach at 13:07 CET (7:07am U.S. Eastern) and is expected in Vallorbe/Juraparc between 17:56 and 18:28 CET (11:56am and 12:28pm U.S. Eastern).  Tour de Suisse live video streaming on Cycling TV is scheduled to begin at 17:00 CET (11am U.S. Eastern).  Tour de Suisse live coverage on Sporza is scheduled to begin at 17:00 CET (11am U.S. Eastern).  We will list other sources of Tour de Suisse live feeds as they become available.

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- Welcome to our live coverage guide for the 2009 Tour de Suisse.

2009 Tour de Suisse LIVE
Switzerland, June 13-21
Official Website (French)
(Google-translated to English)
Start List (.pdf)

 Stage 7 start: 13:07 CET
(1:07pm CET)

Finish: 17:56 to 18:28 CET
(5:56pm to 6:28pm CET)


Bad Zurzach

Vallorbe weather


Live video streaming:


(17:00 CET (11:00am U.S. Eastern))
(North America)

SportItalia

RTL

 


(17:00 CET (11:00am U.S. Eastern))
(Geo-restrictions unknown)

Sport+
(17:15 CET (11:15am U.S. Eastern))
 

ETB 1
 

(more links to come)

 

(more video links to come if available)

 

Live audio streaming:

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Live tickers:

Official site live ticker (French)
(Google-translated to English)

sportal.ch
(German)

cnlab live
(Live profile, webcam,
Radio Tour data)

(more tickers to come if available)

News and photos:


(cycling news)
Yahoo photo gallery (AP/AFP)


Graham Watson
Photography

 

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