Dave's Dogmatic Dribbles
Tour de France - Stage 11.
Tour de France - Stage 11
It?s hot today which may slow the nervous impulses of the peloton. The stage is filled with rollers and turns. A variety of racers attack and get caught over and over again. Eventually, Flecha, Moncoutie, and <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>
Big ?Dude? Magnus Backstedt quits in order to prepare himself for the Olympic weight lifting competition! A new ?bovine? team joins the Tour and stage a protest by blocking the road.
Near the end, Flecha charges forward but is countered by Moncoutie and Martinez.
But wait, Moncoutie keeps going! Doesn?t he know Bastille Day is over? The Cofidis racer wins the stage by . Flecha and
I don?t believe what I see as the peloton comes to the finish. Lance is actually trying to sprint to the finish! I don?t know if I should laugh or cheer. When the wash is done, there aren?t any changes to worry about in the peloton for the contenders.
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