McEwen wins again. With Petacchi out, McEwen is the sprinter with the confidence, speed and tactics that make the difference. Bettini is close, and will win when it suits him best, but McEwen seems to have just a tad more raw speed.
No change to the GC with Schumacher leading as before.
Take a look at this pic on the Cyclingnews site - the length of the peleton is amazing. Now try getting to the front of that bunch!
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