Dave's Dogmatic Tour de France Dribbles
Prologue - Stage 10
out. He was just being a nice guy and it never hurts to suck up to the next 5 time winner of the Tour.
Virenque was allowed to have his last hurrah when the peloton let him go. Aldag should get some credit for hanging in there. Speaking of credit,
?Hill? is a four letter word to me and these guys are racing up stuff that I get nosebleeds from when I?m riding in a car! Armstrong is attacked, attacked, attacked! Did I say Armstrong was attacked? Armstrong puts on the yellow but shows he is human. Congrats to Mayo (riding a superior Orbea bicycle) for his win on L? Alpe d Huez. Beloki and Mayo now make it interesting. Jan loses time and Virenque no longer matters.
Nobody likes to see anyone get hurt. If you saw the crash that Beloki had, there was no doubt it was a bad one. He only had 6 km to go after riding an aggressive stage when he went down hard. Vinokourov deserves credit for his win but he won?t be remembered for Stage 9. After the crash, the second highlite was the cyclocross portion of the tour this year that Lance took. Armstrong is still in yellow, but a serious contender is now out of the Tour. A speedy and successful recovery is wished for Joseba Beloki.
I?m still shaky from stage 9. So much happened that changed the potential outcome of the Tour. I?m happy for Roadcycling.com?s manager, Thomas, as a team member from his country of
Now for a rest day. Whew, I needed that. Probably a good thing for the riders too!
Since I don?t know any better, I?m posting my predictions now. Lance is first, Mayo is second, and
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