Voeckler survives chase to win his first Tour de France stage

Thomas Voeckler, Tour de France 2009, stage 5

Tour de France stage five photo gallery by Graham Watson>>

July in France means one thing: almost as inevitable as the Tour de France taking to the road is the likelihood of the French housewives’ favourite, Thomas Voeckler, setting off on an almighty great suicide break that will inevitably come to nought.

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