“I’m really looking forward to the stage. I’m ready to go, I am going to give everything. We want to beat Lance.” - Jan Ulrich (04’ 02” back)

“Personally, I never believed Lance was impossible to beat, We had a glimpse of things we can expect the other day.” - Alexandre Vinokourov (06’ 32” back)

“Everyone is motivated, ready to race. We’ll know where things stand after Courchevel.” - Roberto Heras (12’ 59” back)