|Has a stage ever been cancelled||PhatMatt|
Jul 26, 2003 7:28 AM
|Has there ever been a stage thrown out or cancelled due to weather or other safety reasons?
|re: Has a stage ever been cancelled||Alpedhuez55|
Jul 26, 2003 7:31 AM
|I know they shortened a stage in 1997 when Riis one. He more or less time trialed the stage to a win it and clinch hs victory.|
Jul 26, 2003 3:18 PM
|It 1997 or 1998 when there was a snow storm at the top of one of the mountains and they could not get over and had to shorten the stage.
|1996 (nm)||JS Haiku Shop|
Jul 28, 2003 9:01 AM
|in the giro.||rufus|
Jul 27, 2003 5:09 AM
|they canceled a mountain stage in the giro back in '84 or so, preventing fignon from taking time from the race leader, who wasn't a good climber. he got payback in '89 while in the race lead, they cancelled a stage that went over the stelvio, where hampsten had been planning to attack to defend his pink jersey, and fignon kept the race lead to the end.|| |