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Alberto Contador
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Contador is the first Spaniard to win since Miguel Indurain in 1995.
Tour Truths
Cycling couldn't escape its history at this year's Tour. If it wants a promising future for Alberto Contador and others, it needs a little more truth. Bonnie DeSimone
 

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THE STAGES
Prologue: July 7, 7.9km individual time trial
London -- Winner: Cancellara
Stage 1: July 8, 203km
London to Canterbury -- Winner: McEwen
Stage 2: July 9, 168.5km
Dunkirk to Ghent, Belgium -- Winner: Steegmans
Stage 3: July 10, 236.5km
Waregem to Compiègne -- Winner: Cancellara
Stage 4: July 11, 193km
Villers-Cotterêts to Joigny -- Winner: Hushovd
Stage 5: July 12, 182.5km
Chablis to Autun -- Winner: Pozzato
Stage 6: July 13, 197.5km
Semur-en-Auxois to Bourg-en-Bresse -- Winner: Boonen
Stage 7: July 14, 197.5km
Bourg-en-Bresse to Le Grand Bornand -- Winner: Gerdemann
Stage 8: July 15, 165km
Le Grand Bornand to Tignes -- Winner: Rasmussen
Rest Day: July 16
Tignes
Stage 9: July 17, 159.5km
Val d'Isere to Briançon -- Winner: Soler
Stage 10: July 18, 229.5km
Tallard to Marseille -- Winner: Vasseur
Stage 11: July 19, 182.5km
Marseille to Montpellier -- Winner: Hunter
Stage 12: July 20, 178.5km
Montpellier to Castres -- Winner: Boonen
Stage 13: July 21, 54km
Albi-Albi (individual time trial) -- Winner: Vinokourov
Stage 14: July 22, 197km
Mazamet to Plateau-de-Beille -- Winner: Contador
Stage 15: July 23, 196km
Foix to Loudenville-le-Louron -- Winner: Vinokourov
Rest Day: July 24
Pau
Stage 16: July 25, 218.5km
Orthez to Gourette-Col d'Aubisque -- Winner: Rasmussen
Stage 17: July 26, 188.5km
Pau to Castelsarrasin -- Winner: Bennati
Stage 18: July 27, 211km
Cahors to Angouleme -- Winner: Casar
Stage 19: July 28, 55.5km
Cognac to Angouleme (individual time trial) -- Winner: Leipheimer
Stage 20: July 29, 130km
Marcoussis to Paris-Champs-Elysées -- Winner: Bennati



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