Alex Herrera 20m the Madrilenian activated the end of stage in the Wall of Britain with an attack to two kilometers of the goal, in which Cadel prevailed Evans (BMC). The cyclist of the Saxo Bank did not win by centimeters, but she recovers 8 seconds. Hushovd maintains the leadership in spite of the demanding end of day. The Alberto Madrilenian Accountant reactivated the Tour of France and was able to reduce the difference that he accumulates with the other main favorite, Andy Shleck (Leoprad), thanks to the attack that activated the end of the fourth stage with arrival to the Wall of Britain and that concluded with the triumph of Cadel Evans (BMC). Accountant proved luck to two kilometers of the end, where asphalt rose high excessively with slopes of until 17% (average of 6.9%), and caused that the favorites were put in Indian row. They held Phillipe Gilbert (Pharma Omega), Cadel Evans (BMC), Franck Schlek (Leopard) and until Hushovd (Garmin), leader of the general.
Finally, Accountant could not maintain ' hachazo' and he relaxed the rate. Then he took the relief Gilbert, without too much faith, and finally Evans, who managed to prevail by centimeters to the Madrilenian in the goal, when the cyclist of the Saxo Bank threatened the final reaction. That yes, the effort was worth to him to trim 8 seconds to Andy Schleck, that did not hold the attacks and it slipped down meters. To the margin of the frenetic end, the stage was carried out by bad weather, the pinchazos and the cuts of the squad, something that did not influence the best ones and candidates to the final triumph Evans only had to change of bicycle. The escape of the day was developed in kilometer 9, thanks to the push of the French Jeremy Roy (FDJ), that followed their compatriot Biel Kadri (AG2R), the Spaniards Imanol Erviti (Movistar) and Gorka Izaguirre (Euskaltel), and the Dutch Johnny Hoogerland (Vacansoleil), that got to have up to 4 minutes of advantage.