Cadel Evans Enters Criterium du Dauphine in Preparation for 2011 Tour de France
With Tirreno-Adriatico and the Tour de Romandie already under his belt this year, Cadel Evans can target his one and only goal with peace of mind: the Tour de France 2011. On the road leading to July, the Australian will be riding the Criterium du Dauphine, a final test that will also give him the opportunity to finally win a race he has finished in second place in 2007, 2008 and 2009.
jersey on the fifth day and won the stage on the sixth, on the eve of the finish. In Switzerland, he claimed the overall lead with a strong performance in the time trial, one day before the finish.
34-year-old Evans has yet to prevail in a three-week Grand Tour. But he already knows how to win one-week races.
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