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Alberto Contador said this week he's not afraid of anyone. Chris Froome better not take his eyes off of him during the weekend mountain stages. Froome has a 12s lead over Contador heading into Stage 7 (the queen stage).
Big Photos from 2014 (so far) — sirotti
Big Photos from 2013sirotti/flockton
Big Photos from 2012sirotti/flockton
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Big Photos from 2010sirotti
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2014 Critérium du Dauphiné Teams
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News and Updates for Critérium du Dauphiné 2014

June 11 - 15 update:
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June 16 update:
Analysis: Talansky’s dramatic Dauphine win sets stage for epic Tour battlevelonews

Stage 8 Post-Race Coverage


Contador (TCS) cruza la meta de Courchevel a 1'04" de Talansky (GRS), ganador final del Critérium du #Dauphiné 2014. pic.twitter.com/XBcy12zca2

— Movistar Team (@Movistar_Team) June 15, 2014
Full Official Stage 8 Results and Final GCletour.fr
Stage 8 Reportcyclingnews
Andrew Talansky wins Criterium du Dauphinevelonews
Talansky remains realistic for Tour de France after Dauphiné triumphcyclingnews
Jurgen Van den Broeck seals Critérium du Dauphiné podium placecyclingnews
Froome medication broke no rules say uciafp/sbs.au
Froome happy with Dauphiné stage wins and green jerseycyclingnews
Full On-Demand Stage 8 Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv
June 14 update: An exciting Critérium du Dauphiné concludes with a mountain stage and the cat 1 climb to Courchevel. This is the first time ASO has used Courchevel since the 2005 Tour de France (see video below); however, apparently the Sunday finish (profile) doesn't go as far up the climb as 2005. It should be another great Contador vs. Froome battle before they resume at the Tour de France in just three weeks. — Steve

See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 8 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 7 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 7 Results and GCletour.fr
Stage 7 Reportcyclingnews
Alberto Contador takes lead in Criterium du Dauphinevelonews
Contador: It will be more important to beat Froome in Julycyclingnews
Contador shines, other Tour contenders faltercyclingtips
Froome optimistic after testing ride by contadorafp/sbs.au
Talansky heads towards Dauphine podiumvelonews
Full On-Demand Stage 7 Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv

June 13 update: Stage 7 with five categorized climbs ending with two HC climbs is the Queen Stage of this year's event. The course meanders south of Lake Geneva starting from Ville-la-Grand and ending at a small, picturesque (see above) mountain hamlet, Finhaut, previously used by the Tour de Suisse and Tour de l'Avenir. Chris Froome leads by 12s over Alberto Contador which isn't much given the difficulty of this stage and the number of sections greater than 9% on the finishing climb (profile) including the last km. The climb is perfectly suited to Alberto Contador. — Steve
Contador ready to attack on Dauphiné's toughest stagescyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 7 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 6 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 6 Results and GCletour.fr
Stage 6 Reportcyclingnews
Froome: "It's quite painful but I was okay to finish the stage"cyclingnews
Full On-Demand Stage 6 Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv
June 12 update: Stage 6 is a 179 km twisty, lumpy route from Grenoble to Poisy. The twisty finish in Poisy will test riders' allround skills with a Cat 4 climb 8 km to go and a 15% section before the flat final km. Arnaud Demare said pre-stage 6: "Plutôt une arrivée pour puncheur / A finish for punchers" or look for another successful break. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 6 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 5 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 5 Results and GCletour.fr
Stage 5 Reportcyclingnews
Spilak wins fifth Dauphine stage as Kelderman creeps closer to Froomevelonews
Alberto Contador puts Chris Froome under pressure in Criterium du Dauphinecyclingweekly
Impromptu attack by Contador puts GC rivals on noticecyclingnews
Aggressive Kelderman showing no sign of Giro fatiguecyclingnews
June 11 update: Stage 5 starts at the most southern point of the race, Sisteron, a valley town in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, and heads north over six categorized climbs (see below) to the rolling finish in La Mure. This is another good opportunity for a successful break. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 5 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 4 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 4 Results and GCletour.fr
Stage 4 Reportcyclingnews
Trofimov grabs stage 4 victory at Criterium du Dauphinevelonews
Full On-Demand Stage 4 Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv

June 10 update: Stage 4 features the same final 45 km often used by the Tour de France. With 13 km to go, the race crests the cat 2 Col de Manse (9.6 km, average grade 5.2 %) before the tricky descent into Gap where Rui Costa soloed into at the end of Stage 16 at the 2013 Tour de France and Thor Hushovd won a small bunch sprint in 2011. See more photos in the links just below. — Steve
Tour of France 2013 Stage 16 finish into Gap won by Rui Costareuters/sirotti
Tour of France 2011 Stage 16 finish into Gap won by Thor Hushovdreuters/sirotti
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 4 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 3 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 3 Results and GCletour.fr
Stage 3 Reportcyclingnews
Arndt sprints to stage 3 Criterium du Dauphine victoryvelonews
Froome says UCI allows him to use inhaler to treat his asthmavelonews
Van Garderen not hitting the panic button ahead of Tour de Francecyclingnews
Full On-Demand Stage 3 Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv
June 9 update: Stage 3 is hilly as we head south through the Puy-de-Dôme, Haute-Loire and Ardèche regions and then dead flat for the final 40 km and the finish in the small Ardèche town, Le Teil. This is the only chance for the sprinters this week, what few of them are here. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 3 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 2 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 2 Results and GCletour.fr
Stage 2 Reportcyclingnews
Froome wins Dauphine stage 2 to preserve race leadvelonews
Contador holds firm but loses stage to Froomecyclingnews
Talansky impresses for Garmin-Sharp at the Dauphinécyclingnews
Froome in control as Contador shows resiliencecyclingnews
Kelderman amazed with form at Dauphiné after tough Giro d’Italiacyclingnews
After two Dauphine stages, it’s clear Alberto Contador is back on formvelonews
Contador ‘very happy’ with how he performed on stage twocyclingtips
Full On-Demand Stage 2 Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv
June 8 update: We'll waste no time getting down to business on the first road stage. As you can see from the list of categorized climbs below, Stage 2 features five categorized climbs including the generously labeled HC climb at the end of 156 km on Col du Béal in the Massif Central (south-central France). It's doubtful it is steep enough for big splits among the GC contenders, but there will be plenty of opportunities for a break. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 2 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 1 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Results from Stage 1letour.fr
Chris Froome wins stage 1 at 2014 Criterium du Dauphinevelonews
Stage 1 TT Reportcyclingnews
Chris Froome wins opening time trial to claim yellow jerseyskysports
Contador stays up beat after Froome wins Dauphine openercyclingnews
Froome stays focused on the Criterium du Dauphinecyclingnews
Tejay van Garderen hopes to use Dauphine as springboard to Tourvelonews
Full On-Demand Stage 1 Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv
June 4 update: A fairly technical, point-to-point 10 km TT in downtown Lyon with a cat 4 climb at the halfway point. — Steve
Stage 1 Start Order and Times (CET) — biciciclismo
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 1 profile, map and timetable.


2014 Critérium du Dauphiné Preview


June 7 update:
Race Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Race Previewcyclingnews
Official Startlist w/ bib numberssteephill.tv
Contador afraid of winning the Dauphinécyclingnews
Chris Froome free to focus on Alberto Contador as Dauphine loomsvelonews
Froome-Contador: le match dans les Alpes, avant le Tour de Francefrance3.fr
Contador en el Criterium du Dauphiné “Estaré en buena forma, pero sin la obsesión de ganar”biciciclismo
Nibali hits back at his critics before the Critérium du Dauphinécyclingnews

June 6 update:
Valverde to ride Route du Sud instead of Critérium du Dauphinécyclingnews
Clash of the Titans: Froome, Contador, Nibali square off at Dauphinevelonews
Kwiatkowski given free rein for Critérium du Dauphinécyclingnews

June 4 update:
Van Garderen ready to lead BMC at Dauphiné and Tour de Francecyclingnews
Voeckler targets Dauphine ahead of Tour challengevelonews
Voeckler primed for Dauphinesbs.au

June 3 update:
Provisional Startlist. No Valvarde, he's racing Route du Sud instead. — steephill.tv
Bradley Wiggins omitted by Team Sky for Tour de France warm-up racetheguardian

June 2 update:
All stage profiles (course and finish), maps and timetables are now posted. See the race summary table (right).
Froome, Contador et les autres... sur le Critérium du Dauphinéalpes.france3.fr

March 3 update:
Criterium du Dauphine route revealedcyclingnews
Froome, Nibali, Contador to tackle climb-heavy Criterium du Dauphine routevelonews
Le parcours du Critérium du Dauphiné 2014 dévoilé à Lyon. Froome, Nibali et Contador annoncés - France 3 Alpesfrance3.fr



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Most of the profiles are posted in the race summary table (right)

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Video highlights/archived coverage from previous years



Live Video Streaming and TV Coverage

June 5 update: The tv and online options to view the 2014 Critérium du Dauphiné are now listed below. Unrestricted live links will appear in bold. Check back at race time for updates to the online links and tv schedules. Feel free to send in additional sources for live video or tv coverage as they become known. — Steve

Warning: Any unrestricted live video links (in bold) in the table below that we suspect or have been reported to contain MS Windows malicious/malware popups are now denoted with 'm' as in "live videom (english)". Ignore the requests to upgrade/install/download a media player. Please ensure your Windows computer is virus protected before using "live videom" links as they are beyond our control. Expand the video to full screen to avoid the popups or click the tiny '[x]' close boxes.

media source tv or internet comments/restrictions
   live video (english)
        [subscription required]
USA & Canada; Stages 1-6 LIVE at 1130 UTC (7:30 EDT), Stages 7-8 at 1325 UTC (9:25 EDT) with Marty Macdonald.
   live video (french)
   live videom (french)
  tv schedule
French;
eurosport    live videom (english)
   live videom (english)
   live videom (english)
   live videom (french)
   live videom (spanish)
  tv schedule (british)
  tv schedule (int'l/cet)
Live and delayed coverage. Most or all stages starting at 13:30 CET
   live video (italian)
   live video (italian)
  tv schedule
Rai; Italian
   live video (english)
  tv schedule
SBS in Australia: live online coverage followed by delayed tv coverage
   live video (norwegian)
  tv schedule
Norway; Live on TV 2
   live video (japanese)
  tv schedule
Japanese;
   french internet audio daily on France BLEU: radio schedule
   live video (english)
  tv schedule (see comments)
North America; Live online streaming for tv subscribers and delayed tv coverage on NBCSN - Sunday Stage 1, Midnight ET, Monday June 9 Stage 2 - Friday June 13 Stage 6, 6:30 p.m. ET, Saturday, June 14 Stage 7, 6 p.m. ET, Sunday, June 15 Stage 8, 10:30 p.m. ET
   live video (english)
  tv schedule
Canada; Delayed same day coverage on Sportsnet
 live ticker live text updates/official ticker and key moments; French ticker as well

 live text updates English text updates
live text updates ES Spanish text updates from Biciciclismo.
 steephill text updates updates on live video, results, photos and highlights
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2014 Critérium du Dauphiné Route Map


Route Map (Large Version) — letour.fr
See the race summary table for more route details.



2013 Critérium du Dauphiné Archived Coverage

2012 Critérium du Dauphiné Archived Coverage

2011 Critérium du Dauphiné Archived Coverage

2010 Critérium du Dauphiné Archived Coverage

2009 Critérium du Dauphiné Archived Coverage