Tour de France Stage 17 LIVE
Thursday's Tour de France Stage 18 Annecy ITT Profile
2009 Tour de France: Mikel Astarloza (Euskaltel-Euskadi) wins Stage 16.
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Flashback: 2005 Dauphine Libere: Lance Armstrong (Discovery Channel) in the final stage at Sallanches.
Stage 17 of the 2009 Tour de France today passes through Sallanches at kilometer 92.
photo Copyright © 2005 Pete Geyer/cyclingfans.com
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- Thursday's Tour de France Stage 18 Individual Time Trial at Annecy starts at 11:10 CET (5:10am U.S. Eastern) when the first rider (Hutarovich) departs. Tour de France live coverage on Versus TV is scheduled to begin at 8:30am U.S. Eastern (8:30am U.S. Eastern also for the Versus live streaming). Live coverage on Eurosport is scheduled to begin at 14:30 CET (8:30am U.S. Eastern).
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- In an interview with El Pais (Spain), Johan Bruyneel confirmed Nike is not a title sponsor for a new American team. (Announcement expected tomorrow.) This confirms what Lance Armstrong said on French TV last week.
- It is pouring rain at the finish. (Eurosport)
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- Today is the stage "de tous les dangers" as the French say. Unpredictable, a lot can happen. Former D.S. Cyril Guimard was quoted in today's L'Equipe as saying that yesterday the Schlecks worked simply to eliminate some competition for the podium. Today? "Their target should be Contador." Should be interesting. Unfortunately, they'll have to do without Jens Voigt after his hard crash yesterday. -Pete
Tour de France Stage 17 Profile
- Tour de France Stage 17 departs Bourg-Saint-Maurice at 12:20 CET (6:20am U.S. Eastern) and is expected at Le Grand-Bornand between 17:00 and 17:33 CET (11:00am and 11:33am U.S. Eastern). Tour de France live coverage on Versus TV is scheduled to begin at 6:30am U.S. Eastern (6:20am U.S. Eastern for the Versus live streaming). Live coverage on Eurosport is scheduled to begin at 12:15 CET (6:15am U.S. Eastern).
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Stage 17 start: 12:20 CET
Finish: 17:00-17:33 CET
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