Who will teams ride for? Only the Pyrenees will tell
ALBI, France -- Alexandre Vinokourov and his Astana team, left for road kill in the Tour de France a few days ago, are proving hard to slay.
Vinokourov's time trial win Saturday on a wet, hilly course in south-central France put the enigmatic Kazakh rider back within reach of the Tour de France podium. He is ninth overall, a little more than five minutes off the lead, and given his penchant for guerilla-style surprise attacks in the mountains, he is viewed warily by the rest of the peloton.
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