A brief review of Friday’s Stage 12 at the Tour de France: Stage 12: Bourg-de-Péage, France to Mende, France, covering 130.8 miles, featuring two Category 2 climbs and three Category 3 climbs.
Winner: Joaquin Rodriguez edged out fellow Spaniard Alberto Contador in a sprint to the line, with both clocking in at 4 hours, 58 minutes, 26 seconds.
Who’s in yellow: Andy Schleck of Luxembourg remained in the lead for the fourth straight day, but second-place Contador closed the gap to 31 seconds.
Where’s Lance? Armstrong lost time for the third straight day. He stayed in 32nd place overall but added more than three minutes to his time, which put him 21 minutes, 16 seconds behind Schleck.