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Go Tyler....GO, GO!!!(3 posts)

Go Tyler....GO, GO!!!jtferraro
Jul 23, 2003 6:24 AM
3:58 p.m. With 15km to go, Hamilton is 4:19 ahead of the field. Man... this looks like he may pull it off. Amazin'

3:59 p.m. Hamilton is 13km from the finish... His lead is nudging down a bit, but it looks like it might hold. He is 3:59 ahead of the field.

4:00 p.m. Hamilton is 12km from the finish and is actually 4:08 ahead of the field. He looks like he's hurting, but so are those Telekom fellers leading the chase.

4:03 p.m.Telekom and Quick Step are driving the chase - Even the polka dot jersey of Richard Virenque popped up at the front of the peloton. Still, Hamilton is holding his own. 10.5km to go, he remains at 4:10.

4:04 p.m. Hamilton has passed under the 10km-to-go banner ...that's 6.21 miles for all of you writing in to tell us to do this stuff in miles :-)

He is still 4:07 ahead of the field

4:08 p.m. This is un-frickin-believable.

Hamilton is now 7.0km from the finish and is STILL 3.45 ahead of the field.

4:09 p.m. Folks, he is gonna pull this thing off! This is amazing. He has been on the attack for nearly 140 kilometers, riding with an injury that would have had this commentator curled up in the fetal position weeping in the corner of my room.
Awesome... First Stage Win for TH nmEman
Jul 23, 2003 6:25 AM
YES, he does it!!!jtferraro
Jul 23, 2003 6:34 AM
4:10 p.m. Five kilometers from the finish and Hamilton is still 3:30 ahead.

4:12 p.m. Four kilometers to go and the lead is still 3:20

4:13 p.m.With 3km to go, Hamilton is still 3:09 ahead of the peloton.

4:14 p.m. Hamilton is now 2.25 km from the finish and is holding on to a 3:03 lead.

4:15 p.m. 2km to go.

4:16 p.m. One kilometer to go! The gap remains at 2:45.

4:17 p.m. Tyler Hamilton wins!

Let's keep an eye on the clock

4:18 p.m. The peloton is now in the final kilometer