Contrary to certain other blog reports - the ranch is quietly confident about their upcoming ride at gimondi. Reflecting on the top 25% placing amongst the local "we ride this stuff everyday" brigade - the ranch has been putting away time in the saddle without fanfare or production as seen below.
We can see from the game faces in this post - rider easy-e with his casual fist pump
ridernoshow's "you looking at me - bergamo punk" stare down
ridechichi's own gabonzo mug shot
rider cali's i've got 6 questions i need to ask but am waiting until after the race glare
and finally - when asked who will pull the ranch the final 5 km into bergamo - only one fellow had the stones to raise his hand