From the Daily Camera
Tom Danielson wasn't necessarily expecting a top-10 placement in the Tour de France.
"I said to my wife, 'This is kind of a crazy experience for me,'" Danielson said. "I really would like to have taken my first Tour de France as sort of a learning experience, and just work for the team, just be there, not have any pressure and just do the best I could. Really just learn to race, because I knew it was going to be different than any other race."
"But at the same time, I said, 'I'm in really, really good shape and I would definitely have some regrets later in my life if I didn't take advantage of this and didn't try something.'"
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