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O/T TDF 2018
leemingtyke (IP Logged)
02 July, 2018 16:28
So this year's TDF shenanigans seem to have kicked off early with the ASO seemingly ready to prevent Chris Froome from starting the race only to have the rug pulled from under them at the last minute by the UCI.

Personally I'm glad that saga's over and Froome has been cleared. The reception he gets from the roadside 'support' may now be even less friendly than usual though.

 
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Re: O/T TDF 2018
Albert Fishwick (IP Logged)
02 July, 2018 21:20
I wouldn't be surprised if he's knocked off on Alpe d'Huez or some other congested climb.



If I had all the money I've spent on drink ..... I'd spend it on drink.



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Re: O/T TDF 2018
leemingtyke (IP Logged)
02 July, 2018 23:02
Unfortunately Albert, I wouldn't be surprised if you're right.

I think the main loser in this is WADA whose tests have been shown to be inadequate more than once. Where do they go from here?

 
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Re: O/T TDF 2018
almostatyke (IP Logged)
06 July, 2018 20:47
This year the TdF has had to take a back seat to the World Cup, especially with France looking the favourites to win.
However.... see mark Cavendish's review of the race:

[www.bbc.co.uk]

 
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Re: O/T TDF 2018
leemingtyke (IP Logged)
11 July, 2018 10:31
Not too much to comment on in the opening few stages. Froome has hit the deck once - standard.
Gaviria seems to be establishing himself as the new sprint king.
Merckx's record is starting to look like it might be just out of reach for Cavendish, unfortunately.


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