|Tour de France
Stage 9 | Pontarlier / Aix-les-Bains
Pretty much a mass finish today. Most of the peleton finished 24 seconds behind the leader which leaves Lance Armtsrong 23rd, 35 minutes 19 seconds behind.
Tomorrow is why the big boys have been resting.
Stage 10 | Aix-les-Bains / L'Alpe d'Huez
Km 40.5 - Col du FrÍne: 20.1 km climb at 8.6 % grade
Km 114.0 - Col de la Madeleine: 24.8 km climb at 6.3 % grade
Km 156.5 - Col du Glandon: 19.9 km climb at 7.3 % grade
Km 209.0 - L'ALPE-D'HUEZ: 14.1 km climb at 7.9 % grade
Steep hills. Long climbs. The finish is at the top of the last climb. This is where the big boys come out to play. Tomorrow we will know if Lance is still a big boy.