“Unfortunately, I got caught up in the big crash today along with Tyler. I got taken down from behind and I fared well considering, but its never fun to go down. I’ll see how I feel tomorrow and of course will keep racing as hard as I possibly can for my team. Despite the crash the team rode great and we retained the yellow jersey for Thor, and Tyler and I finished in the second group. Tomorrow is a new day, but I hope everyone involved in the crash is ok,” said Hesjedal.
Stage 8 Preview
Stage 8 heads into Le Massif Central. The 189km stage from Aigurande to Super-Besse Sancy includes four rated climbs, including the Category 2 Col de la Croix Saint-Robert at 25km from the finish line.
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