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Jan 23, 2010
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Tour Down Under celebrates best ever stage

Greg Johnson
January 23, 09:24,

" . . . Like Garmin-Transitions director Matthew White, Peiper believes it was possibly one of the finest displays of racing Australia has bared witness to."

'bared witness to'?

'has borne witness to"?

Um, I think you meant: " . . . racing to which Australia has borne witness."?

Even that is clumsy. How about just good old 'seen'?

Bike journos should go back to high school to learn what past perfect verb tenses are. Not valued highly in the editorial suites of our august publications, I fear.