Skip to comments.Stage 2 - * man break with 90k
Posted on 07/05/2010 6:35:32 AM PDT by Todd Kinsey
Good morning. Things are progressing as expected this morning. we have an 8 man break including:
■Sylvain Chavanel (QuickStep) ■Matthew Lloyd (Omega Pharma-Lotto) ■Jürgen Roelandts (Omega Pharma-Lotto) ■Marcus Burghardt (BMC) ■Jerome Pineau (QuickStep) ■Sebasitien Turgot (Bbox) ■Rein Taaramae (Cofidis) ■Francesco Gavazzi (Lampre) The peloton is 2:55 behind and have been steadily bringing the gap down. Cervelo and Saxo have been controlling the pace making early but Astana is assembling near the front now.
If the break is to stick Chavanel and Burghardt are certainly the two strongest riders although Matthew Llyoyd is a good young climber, winning the KOM at the Giro.
My feelings on the King of the Mountain is that its the best climber that is not in contention for the GC. Its pretty much a garbage award that goes to a rider that gets into a couple of early breaks. Personally, Im not big on polka-dots either Not very masculine.
More to come
A man break? Sounds like something Madonna would take during a long day in the studio.
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What information is the headline attempting to convey?
* Man Break = 8 Man Break
Tour coverage for those stuck at their desks.
OK, so what is an “8 man break”?
I like my breaks with women. :-)
A break is when a rider, or group of riders, gets away from the main pack. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t.
Learn something new every day! Thanks.
It is obvious that I’m not a competitive cyclist.
I was for 15 years. Usually on the receiving end of these things. :)
Speak English please.
Now that’s funny.
Hey, the guy on the yellow 2 wheeler is cheating!
Kerry? Vietnam? I didn’t know that.
He never mentions it.
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