:: Saturday, July 05, 2003 ::
Tour de France Day 1 results
Lance Armstrong. In the Prologue, the first stage 6.5 km time trial on the streets of Paris, he came in 7th out of 219 riders on 21 different teams. Time of 7mins 34 seconds. According to his site, he was a bit disapointed by the ride.
Here are the results.
Finish - 6.5 km
1 Bradley Mc Gee (FDJeux.com) 7.26
2 David Millar (Cofidis, Credit Par Telephone) 0.00
3 Haimar Zubeldia (Euskaltel-Euskadi) 0.02
4 Jan Ullrich (Team Bianchi) 0.02
5 Victor Hugo Pena (US Postal-Berry Floor) 0.06
6 Tyler Hamilton (Team CSC) 0.06
7Lance Armstrong (US Postal-Berry Floor) 0.07
8 Joseba Beloki (ONCE-Eroski) 0.09 <--- so you know Beloki's Team is pronounced ON -say.
9 Santiago Botero (Team Telekom) 0.09
10 Vjatceslav Ekimov (US Postal-Berry Floor) 0.11
--- Stats courtesy lancearmstrong.com
In my bike ride today, in comparison, I went from my place to Fanshawe College and back, including two laps of the campus (5 mins on the second one). Time 30 mins. Those guys are a touch faster.... :) I blame my knobby tires.
:: Mike Wood 23:57 [+] ::