Alexey Lutsenko (Astana) will try to keep his yellow jersey at La Plagne on Saturday, the high altitude finish of the 7th stage of the Dauphiné.
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The race is on. After the victory, Friday June 4, of Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) at Sappey-en-Chartreuse, the peloton has an appointment with another mountainous day. Saturday June 5, for the 7th stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné, the runners will have to cover 171 km between Saint-Martin-le-Vinoux and La Plagne. On the program: the Col du Pré (13 km at 7.7%), the Cornet de Roseland (6.1 km at 6.4%) and the climb to La Plagne for dessert (17.1 km at 7.4% ). Wearing the yellow jersey since Friday, Alexey Lutsenko (Astana) will have to be up to the task to keep his tunic.