The 2011 Tour de France could be decided on the Stage 20 individual time trial in Grenoble. It's just a 42.5 kilometer race that travels along a rolling path with some climb, but no rated climb sections. This will be the only individual time trial in this year's race, as Stage 2 was a team time trial that Boulder, CO's Garmin-Cervelo won.
Grenoble is the birthplace of the yellow jersey (maillot jaune). In 1919, the yellow jersey was given to the leader to signify his status in the tour. Andy Schleck holds a 53 second lead over his brother, Frank, and a 57 second lead over Cadel Evans. Thomas Voeckler, who lost the yellow jersey on Friday, is next with a 2:10 gap ahead of him. Tom Danielson is the highest-ranked American cyclist at +7:11, good for ninth overall.
Grenoble will be a stage for the sprinters to win and any wrong move by the riders at the top will likely put them out of contention. Tune into VERSUS at 6 a.m. MT for what could be the decisive stage.
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