The day before a major race is always about the same. I've run out of posts, having tried to get everything up far enough in advance for people to chat. The pre-race chatter over there is utterly banal: Rider X likes the chances of Rider Y better than his own, etc. All I can offer are a couple random nuggets from the 'Tubes...
Shorter Hennie Kuiper: "I like Langeveld. He has it."
Lance does a videochat with La Gazzetta. Topics: Obama (hint: BFFs!), Iraq, change, Lance's appreciation of soccer (pronounced cutely by the moderator as "socher"), and somewhere in there a talk about MSR.
Betting in Italia: Benna-Petacchi-Boonen.