Yellow Jersey Fabian Cancellara was chasing a Disovery Team rider toward the end of the stage when they both missed a turn and ended up in the grass. Though they stayed upright, Cancellara lost valuable seconds but, surprisingly, he still holds the Yellow Jersey at the end of the Stage.
Several crashes in the stage resulted in numerous cyclists going down, including today's favorite Alexandre Vinokourov.
The 2007 Tour de France is like watching a college football game. We're missing a lot of the big names from the past, but we have some talented and strong newcomers mixing it up with the veterans and really shaking things up. Click here for live streaming video options for the Tour de France. Elsewhere:
- Velonews: Pozzato wins.
- Cyclingnews: Pozzato delivers.
- TdFBlog: Pozzato powers through. See also Frank's play-by-play and link outs to live Twitter feeds.
- Spare Cycles: Stage description and race results.
- Dave has been providing daily Podcast updates of each stage.
- Graham Watson has been posting his photos online every day.
- WorldCycling.tv has a number of audio and video updates from various personalities including Phil Ligget, Paul Sherwen, and Graham Watson.
1 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Liquigas
2 Oscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank
3 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Lampre-Fondital
4 Kim Kirchen (Lux) T-Mobile
5 Erik Zabel (Ger) Milram
6 George Hincapie (USA) Discovery Channel
7 Cristian Moreni (Ita) Cofidis
8 Stefan Schumacher (Ger) Gerolsteiner
9 Bram Tankink (Ned) Quickstep-Innergetic
10 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Bouygues Telecom