Originally Posted by Hay Ewe
CdP (The Alien) is going to come out fighting today, make up his time, blow others away with his form and take the lead.
He will do similar tomorrow and stamp his authority on the motos.
The others will be left wondering WTF just happened?
(I have no clue about what todays stage is like or tomorrows stage but I wouldn't be surprised if he has some intel about the course, the weather etc)
I agree that he has to make his mark today.
If he doesn't make an alien jump... then the mental game just got way harder. More for him than his competitors.