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April 27, 2004

Tour de Romandie starts for Tyler Hamilton

Bike.com | Tour & Giro Challenges Head To Switzerland

Tyler Freaking Hamilton starts at the 6-day Tour of Romandie today, as he seems to be coming into peak season fitness.

Tyler Hamilton, who rode through last year's Tour de France with a broken collarbone, is favourite for the six-day Tour de Romandie which starts Tuesday.

The American is using the event as a buildup to this year's Tour de France when he will be one of the main challengers to five-times winner Lance Armstrong.

Hamilton was 9th at Sunday's Liege-Bastogne-Liege, but he's better suited to the multi-day tours.

Jorg Jaksche is looking to return to racing 10 days after an elbow injury.

Posted by Frank Steele on April 27, 2004 in Tyler Freaking Hamilton | Permalink