September 7, 2008__

 

 

By Barry Boyce
CyclingRevealed Historian

 

Images © Unipublic

 

Also read:

La Vuelta: A Colorful & Caliente History

Vuelta a Espana Champions Living and Dead

Vuelta Picture Recap - Quintessential Spain

Stage 8 - (Sun) Sept 7th, Andorra (Escaldes-Engordany) to Salardú / Pla de Beret 151 km

 


The breakaway of the day, (R to L) Christophe Kern, Nikita Eskov, David Moncoutie (hidden), Sébastien Joly, and Juan Manuel Garate ( Image © Unipublic )


The chasing peloton climb through a construction site (dirt road) on the La Bonaigua ( Image © Unipublic )


Jose Rubiera leads Alberto Contador up the Pla de Beret ( Image © Unipublic )


After attacking the breakaway David Moncoutie soloed to the stage win ( Image © Unipublic )


Contador attacked in the closing kilometers with Alejandro Valverde in tow ( Image © Unipublic )



Stage winner David Moncoutie ( Image © Unipublic )

 

 

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