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Whose shoes?

The Tour's excursion into Germany was almost too much for Gerolsteiner's Robert Förster - he didn't even know whose equipment he was wearing! "The start in Pforzheim was an exciting big crowd," he wrote in his diary on "I went to sign in and stayed to hang around a little, to chat with fans and colleagues a little, sign autographs. Then I took my time going back to the bus. There they were all excited to see me. Where were you, where were you? Funny, why are they all so happy to see me again? Turns out, that I had put on Beat Zberg's shoes and he wanted to have them back. I hadn't even noticed."

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