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Author Topic: Le Tour 2019  (Read 2853 times)

Offline Gareth

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Re: Le Tour 2019
« Reply #30 on: July 24, 2019, 10:48:09 PM »
Nothing to do with Alaphilippe & Pinot being in contention & this being an attempt to derail Ineos & Jumbo to get a home win? Of course not......not

Next thing the French press will be saying that there is nothing out of the ordinary that Alaphilippe is suddenly a contender unlike all the non French winners of the past that have been found guilty by press of being non-French druggies

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Re: Le Tour 2019
« Reply #31 on: July 26, 2019, 03:39:24 PM »
This is quite a stage, Alaphilippe getting smashed.

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Re: Le Tour 2019
« Reply #32 on: July 26, 2019, 03:53:50 PM »
Weather intervenes. First stage I've watched live, clearly I'm a curse.

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Re: Le Tour 2019
« Reply #33 on: July 26, 2019, 03:58:22 PM »
Right decision. Diggers being used to clear snow/hailstones and other bit of the road are a river

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Re: Le Tour 2019
« Reply #34 on: July 26, 2019, 04:06:34 PM »
What a day.
France loses the yellow and Pinot, Alaphilippe got smashed and the hail arrived. Bizarre.
Tomorrow is going to be some day.

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Re: Le Tour 2019
« Reply #35 on: July 26, 2019, 04:24:19 PM »
The scenes on twitter look unreal!

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Re: Le Tour 2019
« Reply #36 on: July 26, 2019, 10:49:49 PM »
Shortened stage tomorrow...will be all about who finishes on the other two steps of podium?  Way Bernal & Yates were going have to think theyd have pulled a good deal of time into chasing pack had they had opportunity to go up the last climb today

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Re: Le Tour 2019
« Reply #37 on: July 27, 2019, 07:04:51 AM »
Shame about today would have been good to see how Ineos handled it, team orders or no team orders, now its going to be down to if Alaphilippe can get on a breakaway and if anyone is willing to help him Id imagine.

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Re: Le Tour 2019
« Reply #38 on: July 27, 2019, 07:40:54 PM »
G looked genuinely chuffed for Bernal today

The French wait goes on

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Re: Le Tour 2019
« Reply #39 on: July 27, 2019, 08:36:12 PM »
G looked genuinely chuffed for Bernal today

The French wait goes on

Didn't he just. Teams must have thought, this is our year, no Froome and the enigma that is G leading Ineos, but no.

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Re: Le Tour 2019
« Reply #40 on: July 27, 2019, 09:57:06 PM »
G wss undercooked for the tour it was pretty impressive to finish second. He comes across as a really decent bloke who has no ego and was genuinely pleased for Bernal.
A fully fit Froome, Thomas and Bernal could need careful managing next year.

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Re: Le Tour 2019
« Reply #41 on: July 30, 2019, 03:08:09 PM »
G wss undercooked for the tour it was pretty impressive to finish second. He comes across as a really decent bloke who has no ego and was genuinely pleased for Bernal.
A fully fit Froome, Thomas and Bernal could need careful managing next year.
Throw Carapaz into that mix - 4 Grand Tour winners in one squad

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Re: Le Tour 2019
« Reply #42 on: August 02, 2019, 09:37:26 AM »
G wss undercooked for the tour it was pretty impressive to finish second. He comes across as a really decent bloke who has no ego and was genuinely pleased for Bernal.
A fully fit Froome, Thomas and Bernal could need careful managing next year.
Throw Carapaz into that mix - 4 Grand Tour winners in one squad

Froome's recovery is ahead of schedule apparently.

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Re: Le Tour 2019
« Reply #43 on: August 02, 2019, 02:19:16 PM »
G wss undercooked for the tour it was pretty impressive to finish second. He comes across as a really decent bloke who has no ego and was genuinely pleased for Bernal.
A fully fit Froome, Thomas and Bernal could need careful managing next year.
Throw Carapaz into that mix - 4 Grand Tour winners in one squad

Froome's recovery is ahead of schedule apparently.

By virtue of the fact he is still alive?

 


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