> Just curious. We never hear how much these races pay? Anyone know? What is the money for first?
> 2nd? 3rd? 20th?
I don't know how much is given out in the men's events, but Sue Palmer-Komar says she won about $600
for her second place in Flèche Wallonne last week.
> [email protected] (Rexmba) wrote in news:[email protected]
> > Just curious. We never hear how much these races pay? Anyone know? What is the money for first?
> > 2nd? 3rd? 20th?
> > Hunter
> Check out the price money for Fleche-Wallonne. I suspect it would be more for L-B-L, but in the
> ball park.
> http://www.cyclingnews.com/road/2003/worldcup03/flechewallonne03/? id=default
> I'm completely amazed at the fact that there are two orders of magnitude difference between the
> men's and the women's prizes.
And four orders of magnitude of public interest in the events.
"Scott Hendricks" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]...
> The prize money he received will pale in comparison to his increase
> salary next year, especially if he backs it up w/ a good ride in the TdF.
I think that with his results in last year's Giro and this year's results in La Doyenne that he will
have a rather bad time of it in the Tour with everyone and his brother marking him even when he
stops to pee.