Walter Hinteler wrote:
and then disregarded the "unwritten Tour law" and won the stage as well.
Last week he foul Iban Mayo, when he had a subversiveness.
Stage 15: Valréas to Villard-de-Lans 20 Jul 2004
1. Lance Armstrong USA US Postal 67:13:43 67:13:43
2. Ivan Basso ITA Team CSC 67:15:08 +01:25
3. Andreas Klöden GER T-Mobile 67:17:05 +03:22
4. Francisco Mancebo ESP Illes Balears 67:19:22 +05:39
5. Jan Ullrich GER T-Mobile 67:20:37 +06:54
6. José Azevedo POR US Postal 67:21:17 +07:34
7. Georg Totschnig AUT Gerolsteiner 67:22:02 +08:19
8. Thomas Voeckler FRA Brioches La Boulangère 67:23:11 +09:28
9. Pietro Caucchioli ITA Alessio 67:23:53 +10:10
10. Levi Leipheimer USA Rabobank 67:24:41 +10:58
I don't understand the fine points of the Tour. Is there something wrong with Armstrong's method of winning?
No, Edgar, it isn't: he's just too good with an extraordinary good team ... and takes it all very professionally (like Eddie Mercks did it, ages back). :wink:
Walter Hinteler wrote:
he's just too good with an extraordinary good team ... and takes it all very professionally (like Eddie Mercks did it, ages back).
Nope. At least not this alone. It is a mythos, that nobody can six times wins the Tour de France, but now Armstrong maybe break this.....
I am thoroughly excited for him.
What's wrong with Lance, apart from being an opinionated Texan? At least he has a good reason to think himself the best at what he does!
Point is that he is the Michael Schumacher of the Tour de France :wink:
Hmm, and then there are all those Jos Verstappens
Don't say that name! It makes feel really bad about being Dutch :wink:
Why? Jos Verstappen make history :wink:
one year with him, the following without , the next again with him.......
well, maybe it´s hard for you, but it is also legendary. That's a feather in his cap :wink:
I believe we should deport Verstappen to a place where he belongs - the White House
Who will notice?
very good sucess: Ulrich and Kloeden
Wow, Ullrich really made up some time. The press had already written him off. I suppose he still has a lot of time to make up, though.
Yes, 7:55 mins - somthing, he hardly can manage until Sunday.
<Hey, Swimpy! :wink: >
1 Lance Armstrong 2 Andreas Kloden 3 Jan Ullrich
In my view that´s unsportsmanlike. It was a exciting race until the last metres, Kloeden with a very good sprint but Armstrong shows an excellent sprint. He wins... However again: perfect race from the two Germans. OLE :-)