|This photo shows the early break as it
hit the first major climb of the day, the 20% Côte de Saint-Roche. The break included
Stuart O'Grady (Gan), Rolf Jaermann (Casino) Kevin Livingsone (Cofidis), and Jonathan
Vaughters (US Postal).
The break went away after 30km and lasted until the Stokeu Wall (176 km).
On the Côte de Saint-Roch