- by Christopher Jones
- Published: 11 June 2009
Today’s stage (4) at Dauphiné Libéré was a 42 km ITT between Bourg-les-Valence and Valence, over constantly hilly roads, with c?te de la Martinette at half distance.
Our Cadel Evans, in high form, rode an excellent stage. Cadel clocked 51’33”, only 7″ seconds of World champion Bert Grabsch (Team Columbia). Scot David Millar (Garmin) completes the podium 37″ back.
Cadel takes again the leader’s jersey, followed by Alberto Contador (Astana) 45″ back, third is today’s winner, Grabsch, 48″ down.
Australian, Cadel Evan was second overall in the Tour de France in 2007 and 2008. The Tour of the Dauphin? is considered to be the ‘mini’ Tour de France and Evans has also acheived 2nd place for this tour in both 2007 and 2008.
Cadel Evans recently granted Bicycles Network Australia an exclusive interview prior to this race and you can read about it performance, goals and equiptment. Read the Cadel Evans Interview >
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