carlos Sastre and Andy Schleck

Carlos Sastre and Andy Schleck

Oakley must be a proud bunch this week, following their success at the Tour de France over the past three weeks.

Why do you ask? Well, throughout the three weeks, 3,500km and 21 stages, Oakley produced six different leaders and 14 stage wins. Not forgetting that Oakley’s Carlos Sastre won the Tour. In addition to this, Cadel Evans (also an Oakley boy) was runner-up for the second consecutive year. And who could forget the four incredible stage wins from the fatest man on the Tour, our very own Mark Cavendish.

Oakley’s stats for this year’s Tour are:

OAKLEY STAGE WINS:
STAGE 1: Valverde SPAIN
STAGE 2: Thor Hushovd NORWAY
STAGE 3: Samuel Dumoulin FRANCE
STAGE 4: Stephan Schumacher GERMANY
STAGE 5: Mark Cavendish UK
STAGE 7: Luis Leon Sanchez SPAIN
STAGE 8: Mark Cavendish UK
STAGE 11: Kurt Asle Arvesen NORWAY
STAGE 12: Mark Cavendish UK
STAGE 13: Mark Cavendish UK
STAGE 15: Simon Gerrans AUSTRALIA
STAGE 16: Cyrill Dessel FRANCE
STAGE 17: Carlos Sastre SPAIN
STAGE 20: Stephan Schumacher GERMANY.

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION
1 Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Team CSC – Saxo Bank OAKLEY
2 Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence – Lotto OAKLEY
3 Bernhard Kohl (Aut) Gerolsteiner
4 Denis Menchov (Rus) Rabobank
5 Christian Vande Velde (USA) Team Garmin
6 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team CSC – Saxo Bank OAKLEY
7 Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel OAKLEY
8 Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team Columbia OAKLEY
9 Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne OAKLEY
Best young rider: Andy Schleck. OAKLEY

Not a bad set of results at all for the sunglass company!

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