TdF Quotes on Armstrong

“I hope to finish on the podium now, We tried everything to crack Armstrong, but he’s as strong as ever. Now I hope to be able to move onto the podium.” – Jan Ullrich

“I rode 100 percent, full gas, as hard as I could to try to crack him, I didn’t see one sign of weakness. You simply cannot drop him.” – Ivan Basso

“I hope I can defend my position on the podium, Armstrong was too strong to attack, and I had to ride defensively to limit the damage.” – Michael Rasmussen