July 23, 2004
Graham Watson Stage 18 photo gallery
Armstrong and Simeoni chat about getting Simeoni one of those yellow wristbands everybody's wearing.
Posted by: scott mcdowell at Jul 23, 2004 5:28:43 PM
"the 166.5km stage 18 from Annemasse to Lons-le-Saunier became the platform for an ugly and bitter dispute between the biggest name in cycling, the overall race leader Lance Armstrong (U.S. Postal Service) and one of the lesser known names in the sport, Italian Filippo Simeoni..."
Posted by: weimdog at Jul 23, 2004 11:51:33 PM
Eww... I just read that link from weimdog. How shameful. I'm sorry, but there is no cause at all to bully someone like that. I'm afraid Lance set some bad juju in motion there today. The TdF official web site seems to think so too:
"Lance is The Boss, don’t forget it. If he doesn’t want someone to escape, he has demonstrated that he’s prepared to stop it. It was a move the five-time champion may regret one day..."
Posted by: lancefan at Jul 24, 2004 12:26:18 AM