Recent Road Cycling News
Oakley’s Carlos Sastre produced a stunning performance on the classic stage to Alpe d’Huez to cross the line over two minutes clear and take the Tour de France yellow jersey by one minute, 24 seconds from Oakley teammate and previous leader Frank Schleck. So far in this year’s race, Oakley has won 13 stages and has produced five overall race leaders.
Oakley’s Frank Schleck of Luxembourg seized the overall lead in the Tour de France on Sunday, drawing on his strength in the mountains and getting an assist from his brother as the three-week race headed into the Italian Alps.
Leading out the gallop and having just enough strength to hang on to the line, Norwegian national champion Kurt Asle Arvesen (OAKLEY) sprinted to a narrow victory over Martin Elmiger (OAKLEY) and Alessandro Ballan (Lampre) at the end of the eleventh stage of the Tour de France.