Professional Cycling For the Fans - Average Joe's ride a Mountain Tour Stage
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07-21-05, 07:26 PM
check it out....
07-21-05, 07:30 PM
$hit son... my new vacation... this is what I wanted... phew - and I thought I had to actually train to prolevel to get closed roads & feed zones :p
Is anyone going to take out 3 weeks of vacation for this?
07-21-05, 08:55 PM
Freaking unbelievable... Hats off to all the participants...
This year it was pretty much the same as the stage 16 (Mourenx to Pau) and the winner did it in 5:22:09... He also won in 2002... You can read about it here:
Simply amazing... ;)
07-22-05, 07:37 AM
Good article. That blew the doors off the Christian Science Monitor article where they sent the fat out-of-shape guy to do one slope.
07-22-05, 01:28 PM
Yeah, I read a similar article on BBC News where an average cycling hack (like you and me) rode up to Pau, the hors categorie climb Hincapie won over. With scenery like this (http://www.cyclingnews.com/photos/2005/tour05/?id=features/letape05/corniche), I'm going to have to consider giving this a look.
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