Monday, July 26, 2021

One More Time

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One More Time
Voeckler? Will continue to suck wheels and bleed seconds. He has been incredible in his defense of the jersey, but the end is certainly nigh.

One more time over some incredible hills.

One more chance for the Schlecks to take seconds away from Cadel. One more opportunity for them to sap the power from his legs to minimize the damage he does to them in tomorrow’s TT.

100km, three categorized climbs, 2851m vertical ascent. This stage is not as huge as last night’s, but being so short and sharp, there is still enormous potential for damage to be done.

As it stands, no one would be fully satisfied with where they are sitting on gc.

Andy is obviously happiest, and is sitting int the best position, but he would still be thinking that he might be able to hold Cadel off over a TT, not that he would definitely hold him off.

Cadel would think that her might be able to overhaul Andy, but would prefer to take some time back, and knows he can’t lose any time at all to Andy.

Frank needs to smash both Cadel and Voeckler to ensure he makes it onto the podium, particularly as he time trials poorly.

For mine tonight will be:

  1. Frank
  2. Gesink
  3. Andy.
Toby Watsonhttps://www.veloveritas.co.uk
Ex-Garmin Transitions physiotherapist and soigneur Toby Watson brings you inside the squad, and shows you what it's like to be working with a top team on the biggest races in the world. Through his regular blog updates, Toby shares his sense of drama and fun that were essential parts of his job. Toby is Australian, and currently lives in Girona with his fiancee Amanda. If he has any time, he enjoys reading and running, and occasionally skiing too, when he can.

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