T-Mobile International: A Spectator's Eye View

Rolf Aldag behind Jason Lokkesmoe at the top of Taylor Street

"Though Tim was clearly fried from the race and couldn't have been operating on more than 20% of his brain power, he immediately commented on the crowds. 'The crowd was phenomenal,' he said. 'You don't expect it in cycling over here, and to see that kind of turnout . . . from the first time up the hill they're going nuts, and they keep that intensity up for four and a half hours, just yelling their heads off, it's pretty amazing."

Read the entire T-Mobile story here.

Read all of Dana's stories:

Riding La Marmotte
Team Time Trial
T-Mobile Int'l: A Spectator's Eye View
Confessions of an Un-Doper (in three parts)
   Part 1
   Part 2
   Part 3
Return to La Marmotte (in three parts)
   Part 1 Preparation
   Part 2 Race Day
   Part 3 Notes and Climb Profiles
Interview with Michael Aisner (in two parts)
   Part 1
   Part 2
5 Seconds on a Mountain Pass
Red Zinger/Coors Classic DVD Release Party
Punish Me, Young Man!
Nevada City Classic - A Closer Look
Riding the Everest Challenge (in two parts)
   Part 1
   Part 2