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June 14, 2005

Ullrich: "I am almost at my very best"

Eurosport | Ullrich "ready" for Tour de France

T-Mobile's Jan Ullrich says he's very happy with his condition with three weeks until the start of the 2005 Tour de France.

Ullrich is leading the Tour of Switzerland, which today is contesting its longest stage, told an unnamed "French sports daily":

"Let's not get ahead of ourselves. There are a few more mountain stages [at the Tour of Switzerland] that will help me gauge my true form."

"But what I can say for sure is that two weeks before the start of the Tour, I am very close to my ultimate fitness level. By the end of the week, I'll know if everything is already perfect or if there's still a detail or two to tweak."

Posted by Frank Steele on June 14, 2005 in Top Stories, Tour de Suisse | Permalink