Buffalo Soldier wrote:There's a big chance a Belgian wins the Maglia Bianca, for the second year in a row !!
(Jurgen Vandenbroeck ended second in the youth competition last year, after Ricco, so that's worth a first place:))
Jurgen Van den Broeck
The belgians can climb again!
180mmCrank wrote:What do we think if Menchov loses the Giro because he takes a spill? Is it unfair, unfortunate or just racing?
craig1985 wrote:LA rates Devolder a sa potential Tour GC rider. Works for me!
Alpe d'Huez wrote:Great win and huge props for Dennis Menchov for pulling it out, even after crashing. Nice to see him show such emotion when crossing the line there as he's normally pretty stoic.
" wrote:The record books show Menchov as the victor but he missed out on the sensations of riding into Madrid in the Maillot Oreo and spraying the ...
ElChingon wrote:There's a type-o in the Mechov story:
I never heard of the Oreo jersey
BroDeal wrote:Neither have I but I will be placing a thousand euro bet that the Cookie Monster takes the win next year.
ElChingon wrote:Does that mean we finally get to give Mechov a nicknmae
Mechov is the Cookie Monster!
benlondon wrote:Anyone else struck by how poor Armstrong's final time trial was? The guy tries to make his comeback clean but I reckon come the tour he'll be hoping for some new blood (probably his own) to keep him in contention. Or am I being too cynical?
UniSports wrote:If you missed any part of the Giro, you can still see every part of the race! Check out all the re-caps, interviews with Armstrong and Basso, Highlight of Menchov’s crash in the final stage, and much more all with links below.
Relive the Giro: http://www.universalsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPID=13044&DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=23000&ATCLID=3734597
Menchov Crash in the Final Stage and Victory: http://www.universalsports.com/mediaPlayer/media.dbml?SPSID=105625&SPID=13044&DB_OEM_ID=23000&id=415956&sid=13044
Exclusive Lance Armstrong Interview: http://www.universalsports.com/mediaPlayer/media.dbml?SPSID=105625&SPID=13044&DB_OEM_ID=23000&id=415953&sid=13044
Interview with Basso: http://www.universalsports.com/mediaPlayer/media.dbml?SPSID=105625&SPID=13044&DB_OEM_ID=23000&id=414952&sid=13044
BroDeal wrote:The Cookie Monster does have some experience with medical preparation. It looks like he and Boonen will get along famously.