Is the Rainbow Jersey Curse a myth?
A conversation with Tom Boonen
March 30, 2006
TB:The rainbow curse is something that doesn't exist. If you're able to win the world championships, you can win other races as well. What comes with the rainbow jersey is pressure, and if you're good with pressure, you can deal with the rainbow jersey.
On the other hand ...
World Champion Bettini crashes again
By Gregor Brown
... "It was not a good week for the World Champion, Paolo Bettini. The 32 year-old rider from La California (Livorno) crashed a week ago in Milano-Torino, and then on Friday,"...
BRUSSELS (AFP) ...A medical exam in Parma on Thursday revealed that the Quick Step rider had broken a rib and torn his pectoral muscle at the Tirreno-Adriatico ...
World Champion Paolo Bettini (Quick.Step) had an unlucky Milano-Sanremo, as he was caught behind a crash before the Cipressa with 30km to go and had to chase hard to get back in the race.
And the last one ...