2015 Tour de France

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Re: 2015 Tour de France

Post by Andy the German mag » Fri Jul 17, 2015 7:32 am

AbsolutelyGlorious wrote:Yep, Froome's got this, he'll probably take the King of the Mountains too.
I hope there will be at least some competition for the polka dot jersey. Until now, there doesn't seem to be a serious contender for it (while it's just a nice bonus for Froome).

Let's see if Geraint Thomas can make it to the podium as well, seems quite possible.

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Re: 2015 Tour de France

Post by Mifune » Fri Jul 24, 2015 2:37 pm

Nibali attacking Froome when he had a machanical.

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Re: 2015 Tour de France

Post by Speedo » Fri Jul 24, 2015 3:05 pm

So what do people think about Froome? Too good to be true, or extreme cynicism?
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Re: 2015 Tour de France

Post by Mifune » Fri Jul 24, 2015 3:15 pm

Shame about Geraint Thomas :(.

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Re: 2015 Tour de France

Post by Wedge Head Tiote » Fri Jul 24, 2015 3:19 pm

Speedo wrote:So what do people think about Froome? Too good to be true, or extreme cynicism?
Extreme cynicism, someone's got to be the best. Besides he's not doing unbelievably well compared to the others. He's only gained about a minute on Quintana on the climbs which isn't a ridiculous amount. Plus Team Sky have been great for him this year.

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Re: 2015 Tour de France

Post by asbo » Fri Jul 24, 2015 5:02 pm

Wedge Head Tiote wrote:
Speedo wrote:So what do people think about Froome? Too good to be true, or extreme cynicism?
Extreme cynicism, someone's got to be the best. Besides he's not doing unbelievably well compared to the others. He's only gained about a minute on Quintana on the climbs which isn't a ridiculous amount. Plus Team Sky have been great for him this year.
This, and if that person isn't French the press are going to get their claws out, it's like when Red Bull were dominating F1, partisan British, Spanish and Italian press were slating them every week. Poor losers, Froome's obviously clean.

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Re: 2015 Tour de France

Post by Wedge Head Tiote » Mon Sep 07, 2015 4:35 pm

Anyone watching the Vuelta, much more interesting than the tour this year. I think there are 4 stages left and at least 3/4 guys in with a chance.

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Re: 2015 Tour de France

Post by asbo » Wed Sep 09, 2015 3:08 am

Tomorrow's time trial and stage 20 will be the decisive stages, not sure who I want to win it.

Wiggins is having a mare in the Tour of Britain, he's even behind Cav. <erk>

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Re: 2015 Tour de France

Post by Alfie » Tue Jul 05, 2016 1:29 pm

Bumping this in honour of Cav getting his 28th stage win.
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Re: 2015 Tour de France

Post by Wedge Head Tiote » Thu Jul 14, 2016 3:06 pm

Anyone watch today's stage? Absolutely mental.

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Re: 2015 Tour de France

Post by overseasTOON » Thu Jul 14, 2016 3:13 pm

Wedge Head Tiote wrote:Anyone watch today's stage? Absolutely mental.
Had updates from letour.com.

Did Froome crash into the motorbike or get caught up in the aftermath? All I read was that he started running up the hill towards the finish line.

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Re: 2015 Tour de France

Post by Wedge Head Tiote » Thu Jul 14, 2016 3:37 pm

overseasTOON wrote:
Wedge Head Tiote wrote:Anyone watch today's stage? Absolutely mental.
Had updates from letour.com.

Did Froome crash into the motorbike or get caught up in the aftermath? All I read was that he started running up the hill towards the finish line.
He crashed into Richie Porte, who had just crashed into the motorbike. Big problem for the organisers now, keeping the standings as they are puts Froome into 6th place.

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