There are 3 days left in this year's Tour de France and I'm ready to call it as one of the very best editions I can remember. Tomorrow is the L'Alpe d'Huez stage and then the time trial. The general classification is tight as of this evening so I'm hoping for a few more days of exciting racing.
How about Hoogerland? Pitched into a barbed wire fence at 30 mph and he not only gets up to finish but continues to race. Hard. As. Nails. Flecha got taken out by a car in the same accident and also continued. The next time a TV sportscaster wants to make fun of cycling they should have a conversation with one of those men.
Here's to a great end to this year's race!