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February 26, 2004

Circus at Lucca: 18 riders remain

DailyPeloton.com | Giro Lucca: Bertolini-Rest of the Bunch 1-0 UPDATED

Thursday’s stage of the Tour of Lucca was a wild one, as race organizers disqualified all but 18 of the racers, when the main field came into the finishing circuit about 20 miles behind the leaders, soft-pedaling through atrocious weather.

Among those eliminated was Alessandro Petacchi, who had won both previous stages of the race.

Posted by Frank Steele on February 26, 2004 | Permalink