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Date Posted: 18:17:34 09/14/04 Tue
Author: Abundance Guy
Subject: Re: GO-GO-GO-GO-GO!!!! Great RIDE!!
In reply to: stever 's message, "Re: GO-GO-GO-GO-GO!!!! Great RIDE!!" on 17:08:54 09/14/04 Tue

>>>Oh my gosh!! What a gusty ride!!!! All alone for over
>>>160k. Well deserved. Not bad for an American rider!!!
>>Was really surprised how strong he was. The peloton
>>didn't think he would be that strong and started the
>>chase too late. He was going fast all the way to the
>>line, but he was really tired after the finnish. He
>>looked completely exhausted on the podium, almost too
>>tired to smile. Go Zabriskie!
>But I thought that everybody slowed down significantly
>for about half the stage just after Zabriskie got
>away, when Valverde crashed. So, was Zabriskie that
>"strong", or just lucky because of circumstances
>beyond his control?
>Note that I am not suggesting that Zabriskie or USPS
>"cheated" or anything. David rode hard all the way
>and deserved his win, circumstances be damned.

Riding that far solo is strong, no matter what happened behind him. Good luck is when preparation meets opportunity. Congratulations Z!

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