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Maybe Page is the real deal?(5 posts)

Maybe Page is the real deal?Dwayne Barry
Oct 16, 2003 8:20 AM
I think this the first time I've seen an American get a really decent result in a European cross race.

Page finished 6th in the race today in Ardooie, Belgium. Not all the top guys were there but nonetheless Page finished in front of Vervecken and Vanthourenhout and out paced the usual also-rans that he usually finishes with.
re: Maybe Page is the real deal?MShaw
Oct 16, 2003 9:26 AM
Think the key may just be that you have to live and race with the Europeans to be as good/better than they are??

Hmmm, go figure!

Mike
re: Maybe Page is the real deal?matt friedman
Oct 16, 2003 4:34 PM
maybe the euro team helps...
Euro racingatpjunkie
Oct 16, 2003 9:43 PM
whole 'nother level. Page went the small fish big pond to improve on an international level. It's why I predicted the Nat Title last year. The guys who stay domestic never have anything to measure against. They get the Big Fish small pond syndrome and then get schooled across the pond.
Was there ever a doubt?snwbdrhoon
Oct 17, 2003 4:51 AM
I know John Page from high school (not really well), but he's been an awesome rider since day one... Really nice guy too. He'd often help my crappie ass up a hill or two.

He deserves as much success as he's got and more...

Hopefully he will land on a strong road team with the Prime Alliance implosion.

Check out his website: http://www.thejonathanpage.com