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Wiggins downed by car

Postby Alien27 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:51 am

Report on ABC radio that Wiggens was hit by a car while training near his house in the UK. Broken ribs and wrist.
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby Shred931 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:02 am

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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby norbs » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:13 am

Twitter is going off. He has been hit by either a car, van or lorry. Injuries are minimal, not life threatening, broken bones or self diagnosed broken ribs. Driver is a woman. Police arrived way before ambos. People were stuck in servo due to exits being blocked.

Phew!
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby skull » Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:09 am

It wouldn't have happened if he only paid Rego

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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby Sydguy » Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:21 am

Stand down everyone - the female driver was not injured, I say again not injured.

She should buy a lotto ticket... so lucky.

Wigo turned (sky) blue... I think this could all be a PR stunt - unless the car driver turns out to be a Mrs Froome then it could get a bit nasty.

It just really makes me angry that you can't even drive out of a petrol station these days without a cyclist cleaning you up. Soon we will have to pay attention whilst driving.

It is time to take a stand!

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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby Alien27 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 11:11 am

Sydguy wrote:Stand down everyone - the female driver was not injured, I say again not injured.

She should buy a lotto ticket... so lucky.

Wigo turned (sky) blue... I think this could all be a PR stunt - unless the car driver turns out to be a Mrs Froome then it could get a bit nasty.

It just really makes me angry that you can't even drive out of a petrol station these days without a cyclist cleaning you up. Soon we will have to pay attention whilst driving.

It is time to take a stand!

JM


Ya those bloody Olympic/TdF hoons, more than likely he was probably speeding, that must be it, lock him up. The driver must have freaked when she was told who she cleaned up, he would have to be a massively well known national hero over there now, even the non cycling masses would have know him.
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby lump_a_charcoal » Thu Nov 08, 2012 11:44 am

Imagine if he wasn't wearing his safety burns...
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby BarryTas » Thu Nov 08, 2012 11:52 am

was Lance driving?

....what too soon?
when do we stop for coffee???

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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby human909 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:11 pm

lump_a_charcoal wrote:Imagine if he wasn't wearing his safety burns...

He wasn't!
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby AndyTheMan » Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:45 pm

If just he was on the same juice that Armstrong has been using - that way he would have been well past this intersection long before the car had arrived .... :D
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby biker jk » Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:00 pm

AndyTheMan wrote:If just he was on the same juice that Armstrong has been using - that way he would have been well past this intersection long before the car had arrived .... :D


Nah, Lance would have given the motorist "the look" and the driver would have stopped immediately.
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby Shred931 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:04 pm

See what happens when you're not three back sucking wheels all the way to Paris.
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby twizzle » Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:05 pm

Shred931 wrote:See what happens when you're not three back sucking wheels all the way to Paris.

:lol:
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby Ozkaban » Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:27 pm

twizzle wrote:
Shred931 wrote:See what happens when you're not three back sucking wheels all the way to Paris.

:lol:

x2
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby birdbrain » Thu Nov 08, 2012 3:23 pm

Let me guess. It's either:

The driver did'nt see him.

or she was texting.

Whatever the case we should be glad she was'nt hurt. :x
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby TDC » Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:19 pm

who is this Wiggens you speak of?
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby bardygrub » Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:44 pm

Ozkaban wrote:
twizzle wrote:
Shred931 wrote:See what happens when you're not three back sucking wheels all the way to Paris.

:lol:

x2

x3 :P
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby Alien27 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:44 pm

TDC wrote:who is this Wiggens you speak of?

obviously some novice with questionable bike skills. Running into a van, pffffth!
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby find_bruce » Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:53 pm

TDC wrote:who is this Wiggens you speak of?

You know, Stanley, the bloke who was towed around France by some other guys
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby Philipthelam » Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:08 pm

From: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/ne ... z2BcJkliUQ

Days before, Bradley shaved off his “lucky” sideburns — credited with helping to make him a British sporting hero.
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby norbs » Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:11 pm

TDC wrote:who is this Wiggens you speak of?


A close relo to Wiggins. :)
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby TDC » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:27 pm

norbs wrote:
TDC wrote:who is this Wiggens you speak of?


A close relo to Wiggins. :)


ahhh ok...i've heard of this Wiggins fella. Played guitar and sang in The Jam.
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby Mulger bill » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:52 pm

twizzle wrote:
Shred931 wrote:See what happens when you're not three back sucking wheels all the way to Paris.

:lol:

x4 Spat me drink :D
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby dontazame » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:12 pm

Hope the bike can be fixed :twisted:
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Re: Wiggens downed by car

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:28 pm

Mulger bill wrote:
twizzle wrote:
Shred931 wrote:See what happens when you're not three back sucking wheels all the way to Paris.

:lol:

x4 Spat me drink :D


X5, same! :lol:
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