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Old 07-03-11, 06:20 AM
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Originally Posted by gcottay View Post
Uh, pardon my ignorance, but is the whole race supposed to come to a stop when one rider has a mechanical problem?
No, but it's an unofficial courtesy between competitors. For instance, Jan Ullrich was accidentally forced off the road into a tree and Lance slowed up , gave him time to get a new bike and catch up. Later Lance said, "I wouldn't want to beat him like that, he'd do the same for me."

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