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Tour de France 2009, stage 13, Friday July 17. Vittel – Colmar, 200km. Full stage preview>>

Cycling Weekly’s live coverage of the Tour de France 2009 stage 13 starts in the morning of Friday, July 17.


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TOUR DE FRANCE 2009 LINKS
Tour de France 2009 – the hub: Index to reports, photos, previews and more.

STAGE REPORTS

Stage 11: Cavendish takes fourth win to equal Hoban’s record

Stage 10: Cavendish spoils Bastille Day party to take third stage win

Stage nine: Third French win as contenders content with ceasefire

stage eight: Sanchez wins from break as Tour favourites cancel each other out

Stage seven: Feillu wins at Arcalis, Nocentini takes yellow, Contador leap-frogs Lance

Stage six: Millar’s brave bid denied on Barcelona hill as Hushovd triumphs

Stage five: Voeckler survives chase to win his first Tour stage

Stage four: Astana on top but Armstrong misses yellow by hundredths of a second

Live Tour de France stage four TTT coverage

Stage three: Cavendish wins second stage as Armstrong distances Contador

Stage two: Cavendish takes first sprint

Stage one: Cancellara wins opening time trial

LATEST TOUR NEWS


Tour de France 2009 News Index>>

Analysis: Why Cavendish is one of the modern greats

Radio ban over-turned for Friday’s Tour stage

Arvesen out of Tour with fractured collarbone

Tour analysis: Why the go slow did cycling no favours on Bastille Day

Cavendish’s odd stage 10 finish celebration explained

No radios today, but experiment could be a one-off

Tour audio: Mark Cavendish after stage 10

Contador brushes aside talk of Armstrong conflict

Cavendish odds-on favourite for Bastille Day victory

The Tour de France Comment: Monday, July 13

How the favourites are doing (first rest day)

Wiggins stays with leaders at Tour

Armstrong: ‘If Contador wins, I’ll be second’

Wiggins ‘on cloud nine’ at Tour de France

Armstrong says Contador attack wasn’t in the plan

Cavendish survives the first Tour mountain stage with ease

Wiggins, the Tour de France overall contender, has arrived

EXCLUSIVE VIDEOS

Garmin-Slipstream’s HQ before the Tour

David Zabriskie’s time trial bike

Mark Cavendish on the Tour’s team time trial

David Brailsford interview

Mark Cavendish on the Tour

Jonathan Vaughters on Bradley Wiggins’ chances

TOUR DE FRANCE 2009 PHOTOS

Stage 11 photo gallery by Graham Watson

Stage 10 photo gallery by Graham Watson

Stage nine photo gallery by Graham Watson

Stage eight photo gallery by Graham Watson

Stage seven photo gallery by Graham Watson

Stage six photo gallery by Graham Watson

Stage five photo gallery by Graham Watson

Stage four TTT photo gallery by Graham Watson

Stage three photo gallery by Graham Watson

Stage two photo gallery by Graham Watson

Stage one photo gallery by Andy Jones

Stage one photo gallery by Graham Watson

Team presentation by Andy Jones

Team presentation by Graham Watson

TOUR GUIDE
Tour de France 2009 – the hub
Tour de France 2009: Who’s riding
Tour de France 2009: Team guide
About the Tour de France

FEATURES
Tour de France 2009: Who will win?
Tour de France 2009 on TV: Eurosport and ITV4 schedules
Big names missing from 2009 Tour de France
Tour de France anti-doping measures explained
Brits in the Tours: From Robinson to Cavendish
Cycling Weekly’s rider profiles

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  • stompyboots

    long way out for Haussler to be making a go of it alone..

  • phacochop

    thank you so much, means a lot as i read your updates.

  • andy ruffell

    hmmmm…Lance a bit slow????? well for a 38 yr old slowcoach he’s only 8 secs of fYellow, personally I think he has done phenomally well considering the collarbone break thrown in to the mix], although 99% of my admiration this TDF goes to “Twiggo” I hope he hangs in for a top 10 finish at least , and who knows if he hangs in there in the alps before the TT [which he could win] then who knows up Mt Ventoux? If not too hot then he may even be pushing for a podium finish, could be one of the most heroic British performances since the sad passing of Tommo, what a fitting tribute to the legend that would be.

    Wiggins for a podium finish? outside bet for me……..

  • Ken

    Here’s hoping for some action today…so far I’m frustrated with the lack of attacking. Most GC contenders seem content with their placings. Or are unwilling/unable to attack. I hate to be pessimistic but might this continue through the Alps?

  • chris Fisher

    I want my mommy!!

  • matt mc vicar

    I LOVE WATCHING THE TOUR, EACH STAGE IS DIFFERENT, AND THE SPRINT IN TO THE FINISH IS GREAT. BUT MY FAVOURITE PART IS THE MOUNTAINS, AND I HOPE LANCE ARMSTRONG COMES TO THE FORE AS HE IS A GREAT CLIMBER, LANCE IS MY FAVOURITE CYCLING STAR. I FOLLOW HIM YEAR AFTER YEAR. I ALSO THINK THAT USE OF RADIOS SHOULD BE BANNED ALTOGETHER, AND LET THE CYCLIST MAKE IT UNDER THERE OWN STEAM, I THINK IT WOULD MAKE FOR A BETTER RACE. ANYWAY I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO TODAYS STAGE, AND I HOPE THERE IS PLENTY OF ATION. VIVA LE TOUR….