Evans in driving seat as Tour de France heads towards decisive stages

Cadel Evans, Tour de Romandie 2011, stage four ITT

After yesterday's largely-unexpected attacks, the balance of this year's Tour shifted further in the direction of Cadel Evans, and showed that Alberto Contador isn't out of the running just yet.

From trailing Frank Schleck by 17 seconds, the Australian goes into today's stage four seconds ahead of the Leopard-Trek rider, and has a comfortable-looking 1-18 over Frank's brother and team-mate Andy.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.