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Results: Stage 3 TT - Daupine(5 posts)

Results: Stage 3 TT - Daupinenoveread
Jun 11, 2003 8:28 AM
Wow, very impressed with David Millar's ride. But it also appears to have been a very good ride for Armstrong. His first win of the year.

re: Results: Stage 3 TT - Daupineatpjunkie
Jun 11, 2003 10:40 AM
yes was good for Millar but he's a strong TTer. and he only lost over a minute to Armstrong (nice understatement)
Miller's ride was especiallyDwayne Barry
Jun 11, 2003 12:16 PM
impressive when you consider it was reportedly a mostly uphill TT (and the prologue contained a significant climb as well). Add that to his 3rd place at the classic des Alpes, and he very well might be fighting for a podium spot at this year's tour. Probably have a better indication after the mountain stages in the Dauphine. As for Armstrong he looks set to dominate again, much to my disappointment.
Jun 11, 2003 2:15 PM
you should revel in the fact that you get to see a rider of this level in your llifetime. I'm no LA homer (am a Merckx Freak) but TdF's and their like weren't televised like they are now so I didn't get to enjoy the cannibal as a kid. It's rare that a rider of this caliber comes along, consider yourself lucky to be a witness. He'll have some challengers (I think Tyler will be serious) so I don't think it will be a shoe in.
Jun 12, 2003 4:10 PM
was only 30K TT (18.6 miles) Millar who finished 2nd was 1:07 behind. A minimum of a minute gap over the rest of the field in a 18 mile TT is an a$$ whooping