Christophe Moreau Dauphine 2007 Mont Ventoux

Tour de France hopefuls Cadel Evans (Silence-Lotto), Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne), Carlos Sastre (CSC) and Samuel Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi) are among the top riders to line up at the Dauphine Libere, starting this Sunday.

The week-long Alpine stage race comprises of Sunday's (June 8) opening prologue followed by six road stages and one time trial.

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