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June 13, 2006

Ullrich at 75 kilos, three to go

Procycling | Ullrich carrying three kilos of excess

There's one remaining obstacle for Jan Ullrich, who is obviously strong and fit after a time trial victory at the Giro d'Italia last month.

He's about 3 kilograms, or 6.6 pounds, above what he considers his ideal riding weight of 72 kilos, with less than 3 weeks to the Tour. We should get an idea of the effect of the extra weight starting tomorrow, as the road turns up at the Tour de Suisse.

Posted by Frank Steele on June 13, 2006 in Jan Ullrich | Permalink

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