Evans faces rough ride in yellow at Tour de France

Cadel Evans, Tour de France 2010, stage 8

Cadel Evans faces a rough ride in the next two weeks of the Tour de France if he is to defend the leader's yellow jersey.

The Australian of BMC Racing took the top spot yesterday at the end of the race's first high-mountain stage. He fended off early attacks from his main rivals, including Roman Kreuziger (Liquigas-Doimo) and eventual stage winner Andy Schleck (Saxo Bank).

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