Tyler Hamilton Diary
The days seem to get shorter this time of year for some reason...
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June has been a little hectic. We started out the month in the
So we headed to the Dauphine Libere on a high note, which started a day later. My personal goal was to try and test myself as well as some new equipment in the prologue and in the time trial on
This year's Tour is almost two races. The first ten days and second ten days are totally different. With all the serious climbing stacked at the end of the race, the final stages promise to be a bit of a suffer-fest. There are a number of favorites given the way the course has been designed. So the race could be wide-open going into the final week. As a fan, I can't remember ever looking forward to a Tour de France as much as I am this year. As I rider, well, lets just say, I'm glad most of my teeth are already capped. I think everyone entering the race this year knows they are going to be enduring a significant amount of pain. But I'm not going to dwell on that until I have to.
If you can't make it to the race, but want to see some of the suffering live and on the big screen, the Tyler Hamilton Foundation, in conjunction with Regal Cinemedia and OLN will be hosting a live showing of Stage 13, which finishes atop Plateau de Beille in the