Bruyneel tips Menchov to win Giro

Johan Bruyneel Astana press conference Tenerife Dec 08

With his own team?s hopes of success over, Astana team manager Johan Bruyneel is convinced that Denis Menchov (Rabobank) can keep the maglia rosa all the way to Rome and win the centenary edition of the Giro d?Italia.

Lance Armstrong again refused to talk to the media after a 90-minute ride in the 30-degree heat but Bruyneel was happy to analyse Astana?s performance and name Menchov as his Giro winner.

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