Tour de France 2013 – Stage 19

STAGE 19 Friday, July 19th, Bourg d’Oisans > Le Grand Bornand (205km Mountain)

Stage19

Costa takes his second Tour de France stage win. Rolland finishes the day only one point away from the polka dot jersey. A changing of the guard in Australian cycling. Froome stays in the Yellow.

First the big news: SBS gets the coverage for the next 10 years!

Some weariness creeping into the couch peloton;

Jack Bauer’s early crash on the descent of the Madaline after which he abandoned

Some weariness creeping into the peloton;

Stage 19 Results
01 FARIA DA COSTA, Rui Alberto POR (MOVISTAR TEAM) 5:59:01
02 KLÖDEN, Andreas GER (RADIOSHACK LEOPARD) + 48
03 BAKELANTS, Jan BEL (RADIOSHACK LEOPARD) + 1:44
04 GENIEZ, Alexandre FRA (FDJ) + 1:52
05 NAVARRO GARCIA, Daniel ESP (COFIDIS, SOLUTIONS CREDITS) + 1:55
06 DE CLERCQ, Bart BEL (LOTTO BELISOL) + 1:58
07 GESINK, Robert NED (BELKIN PRO CYCLING) + 2:03
08 DE MARCHI, Alessandro ITA (CANNONDALE PRO CYCLING) + 2:05
09 NIEVE ITURALDE, Mikel ESP (EUSKALTEL EUSKADI) + 2:16
10 PLAZA MOLINA, Ruben ESP (MOVISTAR TEAM) + 2:44

GC after Stage 19
01 FROOME, Christopher GBR (SKY PROCYCLING) 77:10:00
02 CONTADOR VELASCO, Alberto ESP (SAXO-TINKOFF) + 5:11
03 QUINTANA ROJAS, Nairo Alexander COL (MOVISTAR TEAM) + 5:32
04 KREUZIGER, Roman CZE (SAXO-TINKOFF) + 5:44
05 RODRIGUEZ OLIVER, Joaquin ESP (KATUSHA) + 5:58
06 MOLLEMA, Bauke NED (BELKIN PRO CYCLING) + 8:58
07 FUGLSANG, Jakob DEN (ASTANA PRO TEAM) + 9:33
08 NAVARRO GARCIA, Daniel ESP (COFIDIS, SOLUTIONS CREDITS) + 12:33
09 VALVERDE BELMONTE, Alejandro ESP (MOVISTAR TEAM) + 14:56
10 KWIATKOWSKI, Michal POL (OMEGA PHARMA – QUICK-STEP) + 16:08

#tourdesnack
2011 Dupasquier Vin de Savoie Jacquere paired with Marcel Comte and Cantal

Snack19

2011 Dupasquier Vin de Savoie Jacquere
The French Alps are looming as the tour makes its way through the Savoie. Based on the local jacquere grape this savoury white has an attractive nose of alpine spice, almonds and lemon pith with subtle wafts of herbs. A lovely match with comte cheese.

#LVDT
Les Vaches du Tour Stage 19: Round-up

#TrollDJ – Stage 19
♫ Dan Tyminski – The One You Can Lean On :: “I’ll be with you” an ode to Richie Porte, super domestique
♫ Dana Lyons – Cows With Guns :: TrollDJ pulls out the big one! the #LVDT crowd goes mad MOOOOOO!
♫ City Calm Down – Pleasure & Consequence :: “damage will be done” mind those descents!
♫ Blazing Saddles – Blazing Saddles :: *insert chamois cream joke here*
♫ Brian Wilson – Love And Mercy :: “Love and mercy that’s what you need tonight” some riders are not enjoying the mountains
♫ Focus – Hocus Pocus :: “Yôi orôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi ohrorô” my legs say similar things on climbs *Shut Up Legs!*
♫ The Fabulous Thunderbirds – Tuff Enuff :: a tough day in the office
♫ Creed – Rain :: “So let it rain down and wash everything away”
♫ Noiseworks – Touch :: “Reach out and touch somebody” hugs at the finish for Rui Costa’s win
♫ Midnight Juggernauts – Ballad of the War Machine :: // and goodnight

It would seem that next year we will have battling DJ’s

#Sagwagon
Cycling Central’s signature Tour de France podcast team.

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