Ullrich: "I must convert strength into speed"

Satisfied with his performances last weekend, where he finished fifth at the GP Schwarzwald and second the following day at the GP Kanton Aargau/Gippingen, Jan Ullrich says all he needs now is a bit of fine-tuning.

"After both races on the weekend, I know the direction [I'm heading] is correct," he wrote on his personal website, janullrich.de. "Sure, I would gladly have won in Gippingen, but after the heavy GP Schwarzwald, my turbo was missing; perhaps I need to watch Erik [Zabel] more often, how he does his sprint."

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