blue squirrel

after a self-imposed 20 year absence from cycling, the sport i love, i am back and dedicated to holding my own in the superfast 40+ catagory. this blog will tell the journey, the highs and the lows, the team [team becher+] and it's cast of characters, our sponsors, supporters, and other local riders that make it happen... [anonymous comments are lame, cowboy up and put a name or start a blog]

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

sneaking back in

check out the results of stage 2 [criterium du dauphine libere] today, one of my favorite 'animators' seems to be making a good come back this year after a [2] really bad, uncharacteristic years. i'm talking of course of that basque sensation iban mayo. i know i am supporting the underdog cadel evans this year for TDF, but i think this is going to be the tour of the unexpected, and iban could certainly be that person if he is on is game, and of course learns to time trial. [check out who is 10th and 12th]

58th criterium du dauphine libere
Stage 2 - June 6: Bourgoin-Jallieu - Saint-Galmier, 203 km

Results

1 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Fran├žaise des Jeux 4.45.53 (42.605 km/h)
2 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance 5.19
3 Peter Wrolich (Aut) Gerolsteiner 5.23
4 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Credit Agricole
5 Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Gerolsteiner
6 Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre-Fondital
7 Stuart O'grady (Aus) Team CSC
8 Francisco Mancebo (Spa) AG2R Prevoyance
9 Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Team Milram
10 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears
11 Iban Mayo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
12 George Hincapie (USA) Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team

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