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2012 Tour de France

Postby jamesn184 » Sun Jul 15, 2012 10:53 pm

RICHARDH wrote:Next level of what exactly they have raced a good race but who are they beating a average Evans ? wait till next year and they have Contador or even Andy to deal will might be a little more interesting


And minus froome if he decides to go for it himself, I don't like sky.. Never will but froome looks stronger then wiggo
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby bigfriendlyvegan » Sun Jul 15, 2012 11:34 pm

Full marks for Yakkity Sax. Well done SBS.
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby familyguy » Sun Jul 15, 2012 11:34 pm

Benny Hill!!! They're really getting the post-ad break tunes spot on this year!

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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby cant_stop » Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:46 am

Sagan was extremely impressive on that last climb, he will definitely be a great GC rider one day.
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby Mulger bill » Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:53 am

WTH is the peleton thinking, letting Sky take the front on that climb?

The descent should be a corker 8)
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby Mulger bill » Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:55 am

A flat on the summit with no car in sight. Methinks that's the end for Cadel now, over a minute lost :(
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby ningnangnong » Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:57 am

Looks like Wiggins was trying to slow the peloton down. Classy from him, if so.
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby Mulger bill » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:10 am

Sure looks like it. Classy indeed.

Big jump by Sanchez wonder if he can hold it for the rest of the race?
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby stickgc » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:11 am

This is bizarre. Good to see Wiggins and Co waiting for Cadel. Might be a long wait if Cadel keeps getting punctures.

Wiggins just moved up a few levels in my opinion.
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby bigfriendlyvegan » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:14 am

No excuse for a flat - he should be ready anytime :lol:
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby jasimon » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:15 am

Eurosport just claimed tacks found on the road to explain all the punctures. No confirmation though.
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby Mulger bill » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:16 am

Boom Tish!!

Nice to see BMC can get together and work as a team once in a while...
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby Mulger bill » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:17 am

jasimon wrote:Eurosport just claimed tacks found on the road to explain all the punctures. No confirmation though.

Disgraceful, this aint the Tour de Frankston :x
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2012 Tour de France

Postby RobertFrith » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:27 am

What can you do about tack throwers? My better half reckons the gendarmerie could do them for littering
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby vander » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:29 am

You have to catch them first, they would be stupid if they did it infront of people. The worst part of all this is I wouldnt be surprised if it was aussies who did it.
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby Mulger bill » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:38 am

Naaah, didn't see an Austika'd Commodore parked nearby...
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Postby RobertFrith » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:39 am

Someone has to have seen the throw. Fifty tacks wouldn't go unnoticed all day with that crowd waiting round.
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby Mulger bill » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:46 am

Depends when they were thrown Rob, time it right and most of the crowd would be all eyes for the riders. Reckon if it was seen the scumbag woulda been lynched.

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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby vander » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:55 am

RobertFrith wrote:Someone has to have seen the throw. Fifty tacks wouldn't go unnoticed all day with that crowd waiting round.


It must of happened between the break and the peleton (no flats for the break) probably not long before the peleton got their. It would of been where no spectators were standing, as mulger said if other spectators saw it they probably would of get what they deserved.
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby Baldy » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:57 am

I think an Astana rider crashed himself into hospital just after the top, most likely due to a slow tack flat. Charge the bastards with assault I say.

Oh and that filthy frog of mine is now dead to me.

Either he is very stupid or a bad sportsman. I wont put up with either from my pet frog.

Chavanel will be pleased.
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby Hardnd » Mon Jul 16, 2012 2:01 am

What type of twatt throws tacks on the course?

I'll volunteer to go over and work as a marksman watching the crowd and shooting those type of clowns, with an air rifle just to let them know they've done wrong :evil: :x :evil:

Well done to the field on slowing it down not to change standings
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby cjrich » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:52 am

RobertFrith wrote:Someone has to have seen the throw. Fifty tacks wouldn't go unnoticed all day with that crowd waiting round.


If they are made of carbon then we all know who it was. :lol:
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Mon Jul 16, 2012 6:56 am

BRLVR.v2 wrote:Pffft,unsubstantiated rumour mongering is lame :wink:

Alluding to being in company of anonymous famed ones is lamer than blatant name dropping IMO.


Very true :oops: ... still enjoying myself though :| .
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby maryusdemetry » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:08 am

This is not a full-on Pyrenean stage and is unlikely to have any major effect on the overall classification, but it’s no less interesting for all that.
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Re: 2012 Tour de France

Postby yarravalleyplodder » Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:00 am

I wanted to hate Wiggins (he wouldn't be there if it weren't for his two aussie workhorses!! etc etc) but after the sportsmanship he showed today I cant help but like him (sideburns and all :D ) and if he goes onto win this Tour then he is a worthy champion, fair play to you Bradley, fair play :D
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