Shortly after the O'Grady/Jaermann group had been caught, the Russian rider Evgeni Berzin set off alone on the Côte du Haute Levée. His lead reached almost 3 minutes by the time he reached the Côte de La Redoute.
It was obvious however that he was running out of steam, and Bartoli actually caught him by the summit of the climb.

Evgeni Berzin on the Côte de La Redoute

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