Originally Posted by Ale10
Well it seems like all of my pre-race bets are pretty much decided at this point. Only 2 in question: Rodriguez top10 (it should be good unless he blows up on Thursday) and Gesink over Leipheimer. (it will be a loss imo, Gesink should beat Levi by 2 minutes at least to stand a chance in the ITT and that's not going to happen unless Levi blows up)
Rodriguez would have lost minutes today if the peloton poured on the pace. He was struggling big time because of the heat.
Good news for him, it's going to be cold on Thursday. But hopefully there is no fighting until Tourmalet or based on what he's felt the last two stages, he could bomb bigtime.