July 15, 2004
The peloton's biggest rider, Alessio-Bianchi's Magnus Backstedt, has abandoned during Stage 11.
The 216-pound Swede was one of my favorites, but I'll try to keep watching in spite of his absence.
Darn, I was really enjoying his race diary. It should be an interesting last entry.
Posted by: Dusty at Jul 15, 2004 1:57:46 PM