Join Date: May 2003
Location: In the Dutch mountains
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Limits to sponsors' endorsement of riders
I saw a nice piece of footage (sorry to those who do not receive such generous coverage of the TdF) of two Lotto-Domo riders in their hotel rooms after one of the wet stages. They were drying their multi-$ shoes with hairblowers. So, contrary to what we might think, the pro's do not have unlimited access to their sponsors' gear. Need a new pair of Sidi's? Go buy them! (In fact, I just did.