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Heras did not respond to attack by Gonzalez(5 posts)

Heras did not respond to attack by Gonzalezpukka
Sep 27, 2002 8:52 AM
4 seconds gained today could make a big difference sunday,why do you reckon he did't chase him down
re: Heras did not respond to attack by Gonzalezallezrider
Sep 27, 2002 1:29 PM
according to velonews he said he was blocked in a little and then the cobblestones made it hard to accelerate.

Personaly I think he was caught off guard and didn't have it in him to close the gap. but I still think his time trail will win it for him. Having the golden jersey will give him that extra needed to not lose the time.
re: Heras did not respond to attack by Gonzalezatpjunkie
Sep 27, 2002 1:30 PM
he tried. got caught off guard and couldn't respond fast enough. He was down by 8 cut it in half. Big difference? That is 1 tenth of a second per kilometer in the final TT. He had 1.6 seconds to give per kilo, now 1.5. Really insignificant if you think about it, if he can't hold it then Aitor deserves the win. I misread the dynamic profile of todays race, thought there was one more hill. Beloki is only 20 sec's off Sevilla, I thought Once (Beloki) would do something like AG today but I think Joseba is comfortable with that margin.
Looked in the latest websterstaar44
Sep 27, 2002 5:43 PM
and under "sneaky", "brilliant" and "cheeky", there was a pic of Aitor Gonzales!! Man, what a stunning move by him today! I was surprised that CV and Rubiera were not in the front anticipating such a move. Looks like docking them 2 weeks pay should make them more attentive in future!
Looked in the latest webstersatpjunkie
Sep 27, 2002 5:53 PM
nice that he did it on the cobbles as well. I'm not the biggest A.G. fan but Bravo, well played!