Cadel Evans, Tour de France 2012 presentation

On the eve of beginning his Tour de France defence, Cadel Evans said today that he expects an aggressive race. According to the BMC leader, the climbs, with fewer summit finishes this year, will be raced more aggressively.

"There is more time trialling, so on paper - with less selective climbs and one less mountaintop finish - the climbs become even more important," Evans said. "I've been more concentrated on my time trialling. It maybe more important, it may win or lose the race."

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