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Old 05-30-08, 09:29 AM   #1
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Old 05-30-08, 09:31 AM   #2
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What'd Di Luca do?
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Old 05-30-08, 09:32 AM   #3
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What didn't he do? He basically slingshot himself (with a lot of help from Salvodelli) onto the podium.
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Old 05-30-08, 09:37 AM   #4
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wow, that was close.
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Your say in Memphis didnt learn you much.... Theres only one killer

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Old 05-30-08, 09:40 AM   #6
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Impressive. And very entertaining to watch.

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What a great stage. Can't wait for tomorrow.
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i loved how pissed ricco looked at the end
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Old 05-30-08, 10:15 AM   #9
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contador doesnt have it all locked up like people were starting to believe... this will get exciting. Levi sure is a lot of help....
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One of the best GC battles in a long while. Fantastic bike racing. The finishing TT is going to be exciting.
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Tomorrow's stage will be fun to watch, too. I think the Gavia comes too early to be absolutely decisive. The GC contenders may move away from the rest of the group on that climb, though. I think the key to tomorrow's stage will be how many teammates you have once you come over the Gavia.
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One of the best GC battles in a long while. Fantastic bike racing. The finishing TT is going to be exciting.
Just think how much more exciting it would be without those damn race radios.
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What a great stage! I'll have to get my ride in early in the morning tomorrow to see if I can catch the tail end of stage 20. Give's me some motivation to push a little harder

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contador could lose another minute and half tomorrow to Ricco and DiLuca and will still win w/ Sunday flat TT.
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And now I present our daily dose of Ricco's Ramblings:

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“What I’d like to ask Sella and (Domenico) Pozzovivo if they’d thought they would win the Giro? Contador always finds someone like that who helps him. No one ever helps me,” said Riccò, who unleashed an angry Italian curse at the summit. “They should have stayed on Contador’s wheel and let him pull. People have been saying that Contador is stronger than me on the climbs, but as far as I can remember, I’ve dropped him on ever summit finish. Tomorrow I will go on the attack again and I just hope (CSF-Navigare) isn’t working behind me.”
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Old 05-30-08, 12:01 PM   #16
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maybe its because contador isnt a dickhead?
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I recall some guy here telling me a while back that Di Luca wasn't a good climber,
or even a decent bet as a GC all-rounder. Wonder whatever happened to that guy...
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Old 05-30-08, 12:43 PM   #18
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And now I present our daily dose of Ricco's Ramblings:

Someone tell that punk b!tch that he lost time on the uphill TT, so he can get his facts straight.

He's behind by 4s. He lost 8s in the TT. And before someone tells me "He lost his chain", well, that's part of racing. I don't think Contador or Di Luca would be whinging about that, either.
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Old 05-30-08, 01:14 PM   #19
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Anybody see any video highlights of this one? Looks like a belter! I can't imagine how Savoldelli felt on the downhill.
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Old 05-30-08, 01:18 PM   #20
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Very interesting and opportunistic use of Il Falco. If you cant beat em uphill.....
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Ricco grates on my nerves. DiLuca's ride was spectacular, though.

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haha i love how wound up ricco gets some people. i wish simoni was still on the team with him. oh the drama!
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Yes, yes he did.

I'm curious to see how much Atsana buried themselves today.
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Ricco is a pathetic whiney little girl...."my opponents have bigger legs than me, my pee pee gets in the way on long climgs, my ass is the size of Kansas"...STFU and ride you PU**Y!
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these euro stars are fun to watch, but the things that come out of their mouths!! contador - "I fear nothing in this giro!" wtf.. they're so full of themselves... but today was definitely epic, too bad it's just text, maybe one day i'll bite the bullet and subscribe to a cycling tv station...
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