lead on macduff!
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: normal heights-san diego, ca
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perfect breakaway day for some of the riders with talent but without huge time trial capability-joaquin rodriquez, valjavec, popovych, cunego, soler & garzelli-to get back in the race. these guys are all 3+ minutes back. i'd include cioni & bruseghin but both are bruising, powerful riders that both have a chance
to win the time trial and in bruseghin's case, a chance to get back in the overall. cunego would likely have
to go with a pretty powerful breakaway group as i don't think the peleton would let him go unchecked just yet.
love him or hate him, you gotta be impressed with di luca's power & tactical acumen. he clearly knows his strengths & limitations and is seizing every opportunity to pad his lead. if he's still within a
minute and a half of the maglia rosa going up the blockhaus climb on stage 17, he'll be a podium finisher.