Although Bjarne Riis had already lost time to his team-mate before the Tour hit the Pyrenees, he was still officially the Telekom team leader. When the race hit the final climb of Val Louren Azet, however, he was unable to stay with the young German, and lost 41 seconds on the day.

Jan Ullrich and Bjarne Riis
Stage 9: Pau - Loudenvielle Vallée du Louron


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