The Curse : No Ballan at Giro — BikeRadar
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The Curse : No Ballan at Giro
edited April 2009
A great pity for him not being able to show off his jersey.
Fckin' Quintana … that creep can roll, man.
Shame for him, but possibly allows Lampre to throw in either a carthorse to drag Cunego round Venice, or another half-decent climber.
"In many ways, my story was that of a raging, Christ-like figure who hauled himself off the cross, looked up at the Romans with blood in his eyes and said 'My turn, sock cookers'"
Shame also as Ballan's from the Veneto, so the first few stages are all in his local area. Would have been nice for him to get to ride through his local area in that jersey in the Giro. I'd already been backing him for a stage win at somewhere like Valdobbiadene.