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Bayern Rundfahrt
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29th International Bayern Rundfahrt - 2.HC, Germany, May 28-June 1, 2008

Stage 5 - June 1: Bad Neustadt a.d.Saale - Erlangen, 161.2 km

A pair of riders from German Team 3C Gruppe.
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Australia rider Luke Roberts is popular in Germany.
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Thomas Rohregger (Elk Haus - Simplon)
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German champion, Fabian Wegmann with some of his fans.
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Overall winner Christian Knees lines up for the final stage.
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Knees and Rohregger wait for the start.
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The start was a bit chaotic, with riders going everywhere...
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but they eventually went the right way.
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Knees (in yellow) was attentive
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Knees kept out of trouble
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Great summer weather
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Some local fans took the opportunity to cheer for the riders.
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The escape group of the day.
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Fast roads and rolling country side in Germany.
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The break was unsuccessful today...
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but they all worked together well.
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It was no surprise to see the German teams well represented in the break.
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Knees safely tucked in behind his team.
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Flowers were blooming for summer as Knees
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Milram are familiar with how this works.
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As the pace hotted up the peloton strung out.
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Fabian Wegmann enjoyed the stage.
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The joys of summer.
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The peloton as they chase the 5 leaders.
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The peloton as they pass
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Milram leads them through.
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Knees safely at the front of the field.
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German - Australian Heinrich Haussler
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Haussler is happy with the final stage.
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Haussler takes the stage by over a bike length.
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The victory is a good sign for Haussler
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Haussler on the podium.
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The top three from the stage.
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Thomas Rohregger (Elk Haus - Simplon)
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Gerald Ciolek (Team High Road)
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The German could get used to this.
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Niki Terpstra (Team Milram)
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Terpstra gets the attention of the podium girls.
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Knees takes the final trophy...
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and the kisses..
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Top three overall:
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Knees dones the winners pants!
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Best youngster Niki Terpstra (Team Milram).
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Best youngster Niki Terpstra (Team Milram)
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Christian Knees (Team Milram)
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Christian Knees (Team Milram)
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The podium of the Tour 2008.
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The two Milram riders Christian Knees
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Tour of Bayern winner Christian Knees
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Tour of Bayern winner, Christian Knees, and his team mate and best youngster, Niki Terpstra.
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Team Milram can be very happy
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The Bavarian town Bad Neustadt
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Bouygues Telecom team car.
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Team Benfica.
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Marcus Burghardt (High Road).
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Marcus Burghardt (High Road)
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Bert Grabsch (High Road)
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Gerald Ciolek from the High Road
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Florian Stalder (Team Volksbank).
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Gerhard Trampusch (Team Elk Haus Simplon).
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The riders signing the jerseys of the kids.
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Tour of Bayern winner Christian Knees (Milram)
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Tour of Bayern winner Christian Knees from Team Milram.
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Christian Knees (Team Milram).
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The leader Christan Knees (Milram).
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Most of the riders are in a very good spirits
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Milram rider Martin Mueller.
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Milram rider Martin Mueller gives an interview.
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The Bavarian town Bad Neustadt
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Stef Clement of the French Team Bouygues Telecom.
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Julien Belgy, the French rider of Team Bouygues Telecom.
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Julien Belgy (Bouygues Telecom)
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Bouygues Telecom rider Johann Tschopp.
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Yevgeni Sokolov (Bouygues Telecom).
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Russian rider Yevgeni Sokolov
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Yannik Tabalardon (Crédit Agriole).
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The riders of the team CSC
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Karsten Kroon - winner of the German race Henniger Turm this year.
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Stuart O'Grady (Team CSC)
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All riders have signed the list
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Dutch rider Stef Clement (Bouygues Telecom)
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Team Volksbank is ready and in good spirits for the start.
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Only a few minutes left before the start.
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The leader Christian Knees
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Leader Christina Knees (Milram).
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Fabian Wegmann (Gerolsteiner).
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The leaders waiting for the start at 11a.m...
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Niki Terpstra (Miram)
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Christian Knees - The winner of 2008.
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Bert Grabsch (High Road)
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Sebastian Hans (Team Mapei Heizomat).
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The riders wating for the start of the stage.
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