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California Dreamin' - The Paolo Bettini Diary 2005

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He's from California, down near the beach, but this guy's no surfer dude. Paolo Bettini is from La California, near Cecina on the Tuscan coast in Italy. The Quick.Step-Davitamon rider had a fantastic 2004 season, winning his third consecutive World Cup and the Olympic Road Race, finishing the World Rankings as number two. Bettini is back on Cyclingnews in 2005 with his exclusive English-language diary.

Latest entry: October 2: Championship disappointment

2005 Entries

2004 Entries

World championships

Olympic Games

Tour de France

2003 entries

  • August 4: Hello to everyone after the Tour!

Tour de France

  • Stage 1: Finalmente! The Tour is underway

Other 2003 entries

  • June 17: Bettini's back!
  • April 18: Playing the waiting game again
  • March 17: The Big Race and a Great Team - Milano-San Remo
  • March 4: Early season form and a team gelling in Belgium

Paolo Bettini's website

Quick-Step Davitamon website