The surprise here is the absence of American Chris Horner, a super domestique who was possibly the teams strongest rider at last months Giro dItalia Corum 922-201-20-0F01-BN12 Men's watch before crashing out. He seems to have recovered, though, and has been putting in long training miles with Armstrong around Aspen, Colorado. No word on why he was left off the team.—John BradleyTwitter: johnwbradley
Im not sure what has been done to earn it a Caliber 16 designation, but it does have gold-etched lettering and cote de geneve striping on the rotor and bridge. It does not have a Chronometre COSC certification, however. Finally we have the bracelet shot. The Carrera bracelets are among Tags best designed bracelets, and feature individually machined 5-piece links, with the polished thinner links actually separate pieces fromt he larger brushed ones. Corum 396-250-20-B100-FM30R Men's watch Very nice detail. Clasp is a semi-hidden machined and signed piece with dual push-button release and a machined hinge, a nice upgrade from the Formula 1 and base Aquaracer fliplock bracelets.
Kurt Refsnider is just under a day behind, followed by the power trio of Chris Plesko and Jay and Tracey T-Race Petervary. Plesko is riding a rigid Vassago single speed, geared at 32x17 for all you single speed geeks who are curious. If youre reading this in Nebraska you may not raise an eyebrow, but on the Divide only a mountain man can Corum 396-250-20-B100-FB30R Men's watch sustain myriad climbs in this gear. The Petervarys pump a Vicious mountain tandem. The Love Shack got rebuilt at Orange Peel Bicycle in Steamboat: repacked hubs, new brakes, whole new drivetrain. Then Jay celebrated his birthday by downing a couple blue cheeseburgers in Hartsel. In 2007 during his record (solo) GDR ride he punctuated his birthday by eating an entire pie in Pie Town, NM, so he can dream of dessert in the desert just a few days away.