Tour de France 2013 – Stage 08

STAGE 08 Saturday, July 6th, Castres > Ax-3 Domaines, (195km Mountain)

Stage8

Stage 8, into the first real mountains and do we have game over and it’s the Sky ride to Paris?


Stage 8 Results
01 FROOME, Christopher GBR (SKY PROCYCLING) 5:03:18
02 PORTE, Richie AUS (SKY PROCYCLING) + 51
03 VALVERDE BELMONTE, Alejandro ESP (MOVISTAR TEAM) + 1:08
04 MOLLEMA, Bauke NED (BELKIN PRO CYCLING) + 1:10
05 TEN DAM, Laurens NED (BELKIN PRO CYCLING) + 1:16
06 NIEVE ITURALDE, Mikel ESP (EUSKALTEL EUSKADI) + 1:34
07 KREUZIGER, Roman CZE (SAXO-TINKOFF) + 1:45
08 CONTADOR VELASCO, Alberto ESP (SAXO-TINKOFF)
09 QUINTANA ROJAS, Nairo Alexander COL (MOVISTAR TEAM)
10 ANTON HERNANDEZ, Igor ESP (EUSKALTEL EUSKADI)

GC after Stage 8
01 FROOME, Christopher GBR (SKY PROCYCLING) 32:15:55
02 PORTE, Richie AUS (SKY PROCYCLING) + 51
03 VALVERDE BELMONTE, Alejandro ESP (MOVISTAR TEAM) + 1:25
04 MOLLEMA, Bauke NED (BELKIN PRO CYCLING) + 1:44
05 TEN DAM, Laurens NED (BELKIN PRO CYCLING) + 1:50
06 KREUZIGER, Roman CZE (SAXO-TINKOFF) + 1:51
07 CONTADOR VELASCO, Alberto ESP (SAXO-TINKOFF)
08 QUINTANA ROJAS, Nairo Alexander COL (MOVISTAR TEAM) + 2:02
09 RODRIGUEZ OLIVER, Joaquin ESP (KATUSHA) + 2:31
10 ROGERS, Michael AUS (SAXO-TINKOFF) + 2:40

And so it begins …

#TourDeSnack
Tonight’s #TourDeSnack;

Stage8-snack

#Buttergate has been resolved with a positive outcome.

#LVDT
Les Vaches du Tour Stage 8: Round-up

#TrollDJ – Stage 8
♫ A Brand – You Work :: “you work, you eat, you drink, you sleep, you work ..” A bit of hard work going on there
♫ The Muppets – Movin’ Right Along :: A winner from the Troll #Kermitarms
♫ Rene Geyer & Bob Thiele – What A Wonderful World :: A wonderful scenery montage
♫ Placebo – Running Up That Hill :: Running Riding Up That Hill”
♫ Dan Tyminski – I Am A Man of Constant Sorrow :: Onto the climb and straight out the back
♫ Green Day – Loss of Control :: “we’re so crazy” some crazy descending techniques on display
♫ Dave Clark Five – You Got What It Takes:: “You got what it takes” Froome Dog inflicts the damage in Stage 8
♫ Dropkick Murphys – Out of our Heads :: Are we gonna make it, are we gonna let em know? (Know!)
♫ Alex Gaudino feat. Kelly Rowland – What a Feeling :: Like I’m on top of the world ; and goodnight 🙂

#Sagwagon
Cycling Central’s signature Tour de France podcast team, the Sag Wagon, returns to the airwaves in 2013 with a mix of the quirky, the mundane, and lots of talk of Chateaux. Brought to you by host Sam Pang and regular David Culbert, first timer Annabelle Drew joins the team this year for buckets of laughs. Every day of the Tour from midday AEST. Enjoy!

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