Cyclingheroes: How much do you train at the moment?
Jan Ullrich: "I train about 3 hours daily. In order to train as comprehensively as possible we have put together
a training plan, which covers apart from cycling also the weights room and the altitude chamber. "
Cyclingheroes: "Where do you ride right now?"
Jan Ullrich: "Right now I am still training in Switzerland. Here we have perfect routes to choose
optimally between individual levels of difficulty and what's more, the daily training in the altitude chamber is ideal as
Cyclingheroes: How do you feel now compared to last year?
Jan Ullrich: "It is hard to compare the current situation to that of last year. But one thing is for sure: I have
been robbed of something that I had fought hard for. It is now my ambition to relieve my anger on the bike and if I manage
to do so, this will get me damn much energy. "
Cyclingheroes: So what is the next step? A training camp?
Jan Ullrich: "Right now we are making plans for the coming weeks to find the right time when to join a training
camp, so that we can see the results next year. I am very confident that all our plans will work out well. "
Cyclingheroes: Can one have an untroubled mind after last months' turbulences at all?
Jan Ullrich: "I am very happy that the people around me encourage me and that my fans stick by me. This kind of
bolstering makes me look forward and rise to every challenge."
Ullrich on track?
While UCI and other organisations have not yet made up their mind whether they want to see Ullrich in their races again,
Heinz Seesing, organiser of the Berlin Sixdays, would be happy to see Ullrich in his race. "If he can ride, he is invited",
said Seesing to German paper Berliner Kurier. "To condemn someone there has to be evidence and a conviction. Without these
an exclusion is legally questionable." The Berlin Sixdays as of 25 January 2007.