'Today I literally ate my handlebar. I didn’t care if I was gonna make it in time or not. I’m tough, I’ll quit when I fall off my bike. A lot of sprinters went home already, but Kenny van Hummel is still here. And I’m proud of that.'
KENNY VAN HUMMEL, SKIL-SHIMANO’S SPRINTER, INTERVIEWED ON DUTCH TV AFTER COMING IN DEAD LAST ON THE STAGE UP TO VERBIER IN THE 2009 TOUR DE FRANCE.