Originally Posted by doyle
Still cannot get confirmation from HRC that Zanol is out for sure although I really don't think it's a question any longer...it just hasn't been confirmed officially. They also haven't answered any of my questions if they will court any replacement riders.
- After being in a coma (induced or otherwise) only a month prior to the sart date the race, even if Felipé woke up from his hospital bed dancing and singing...It'd be a very brave doctor (team legal people) who would give a rider a "release" and declare them fit to ride after a blow to the melon like that...
Kinda like a KO in the boxing ring... wisest move is a mandatory time out - even if you do come up swinging.
As far as replacements
go... No news on that front, and it's getting closer to "D day" every day that passes...