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11 Years of VeloVeritas – 2017: Roadside at the Tour; Maciej Bodnar!

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Sprinter stages – they almost have you feeling sorry for Carlton. When we settled down in our mini-market/café with it’s big screen and fridge full of cool beer we were quite prepared to sit and wait on Kittel obliterating everyone again after the usual boring run-in. But Big Bora Pole, Maciej Bodnar, AKA ‘The Bison’ – in his Cannondale days he had a great Polish bison air brush job on his top tube – had other ideas; jumping his doomed breakaway companions and heading off on a solo epic which only ended in sight of the line. He had us on the edge of our seats and turned a good day into a great one…

And his day would come, in the Stage 20 chrono he did get the flowers and the pretty girls.

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This article first ran on 12th July, 2017