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I got a kick out of this....

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport Quick-Step's José Antonio Garrido recently set a new record by carrying 16 water bottles simultaneously from the team car to his team-mates. With one bottle in his mouth, two in the cages on the bike, two in his pockets, six under the front of his jersey, and five under the back, Garrido lugged over five litres of water to his team-mates.
In yesterday's stage, Fabio Sacchi (Milram) beat Garrido's record by carrying 18 water bottles simultaneously, but Garrido thinks he can beat the Italian. "I've already done a test, and think I can manage 20 bottles," he said.
There's more than just bragging rights at stake too. At the end of the Giro on Sunday, Italian cycling legend Francesco Moser will present a prize to the man who manages to carry the most bottles: a bottle of wine for each of the bottles carried. "It will be a kind of miracle: water will be turned into wine!" said Moser.
 

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You're so right.
I saw that too. It's great.

Today they were vying for the most bottles and the RAI commentator asked, "Is it even that hot, on the road?" and the other replied, "No, it's really cold, but they're all trying to outdo each other anyway." They were ditching full bottles right and left as the climb approached.

One of the "contestants" (maybe it was Sacchi) said, "I'll do anything for free wine!".

This contest and the big stray lab mutt the RAI guys have adopted (people now write emails every day asking about the dog) are really funny. Good stuff. :)
 
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