2018 Tour De France (Spoilers)

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2018 Tour De France (Spoilers)

Postby mjr » 5 Jul 2018, 5:20pm

Team presentations on Eurosport 1 live now. Anyone going to crash out today, do you think? ;)
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Re: 2018 Tour De France

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Watchfinder & Co. are back for the ITV4 coverage you'll all be happy to hear. They'll be happy to be getting a name check here.

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Re: 2018 Tour De France

Postby cycleruk » 7 Jul 2018, 4:16pm

Scenic start today, furious finish. Makes for an interesting next few days at least.
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Re: 2018 Tour De France

Postby foxyrider » 7 Jul 2018, 5:31pm

At least all the 'favourites' are a similar amount off the yellow. One does have to wonder if CF was 'targeted'' given the hate fuelled by the Badger and the French press.

Tour madness again, lots of over enthusiastic riders all wanting to make a mark, all wanting to make a show for prospective employers. Maybe the idea of neutralising the GC at say 10km on these silly sprint stages has some mileage.
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Re: 2018 Tour De France (Spoilers)

Postby Postboxer » 7 Jul 2018, 10:17pm

There's on bike footage from the bike behind Froome, looks like he just got caught out on the outside of a bend whilst trying to move up. Will be interesting now Geraint Thomas has a lead on him, leads to trickier decisions needing to be made, although they'll probably try to put off having to make it.

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Re: 2018 Tour De France (Spoilers)

Postby Bowedw » 8 Jul 2018, 12:41pm

Looked to me as if he tried to go through a non existent gap and came off the worse.

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Re: 2018 Tour De France

Postby Paulatic » 8 Jul 2018, 3:20pm

foxyrider wrote:At least all the 'favourites' are a similar amount off the yellow. One does have to wonder if CF was 'targeted'' given the hate fuelled by the Badger and the French press.

Tour madness again, lots of over enthusiastic riders all wanting to make a mark, all wanting to make a show for prospective employers. Maybe the idea of neutralising the GC at say 10km on these silly sprint stages has some mileage.

Isn’t that like saying " it’s crazy the sprint riders have to ride the full distance, why don’t they just wait on the 10k to go line and wait for the Peloton"?
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Re: 2018 Tour De France (Spoilers)

Postby TrevA » 8 Jul 2018, 4:33pm

More chaos today!

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Re: 2018 Tour De France (Spoilers)

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 8 Jul 2018, 4:33pm

Hi,
After today, surprised if any riders will still be upright by end of week :?
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Re: 2018 Tour De France (Spoilers)

Postby NUKe » 8 Jul 2018, 10:44pm

Postboxer wrote:There's on bike footage from the bike behind Froome, looks like he just got caught out on the outside of a bend whilst trying to move up. Will be interesting now Geraint Thomas has a lead on him, leads to trickier decisions needing to be made, although they'll probably try to put off having to make it.

I doubt at this point there is any decision to be made. It will still be Froome and G as the ever loyal lieutenant.nothing to worry about at this point in time.



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Re: 2018 Tour De France (Spoilers)

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 9 Jul 2018, 1:08am

Hi,
Sagan does not really care..........."To My Haters".................."there's more to come".....

Remember last year took Cav out with a broken shoulder...............expulsion........how long will he last....
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Re: 2018 Tour De France (Spoilers)

Postby Norman H » 9 Jul 2018, 6:32am

NUKe wrote:
Postboxer wrote:There's on bike footage from the bike behind Froome, looks like he just got caught out on the outside of a bend whilst trying to move up. Will be interesting now Geraint Thomas has a lead on him, leads to trickier decisions needing to be made, although they'll probably try to put off having to make it.

I doubt at this point there is any decision to be made. It will still be Froome and G as the ever loyal lieutenant.nothing to worry about at this point in time.



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If Team Sky ride a decent time trial today Geraint Thomas could well end up in yellow.

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Re: 2018 Tour De France (Spoilers)

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 10 Jul 2018, 11:29pm

Hi,
More Booing in the TT for sky.
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Re: 2018 Tour De France (Spoilers)

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 12 Jul 2018, 4:51pm

Hi,
Dan Martin .....Electric :)
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Re: 2018 Tour De France (Spoilers)

Postby foxyrider » 12 Jul 2018, 6:29pm

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
Dan Martin .....Electric :)

Yeah to make a move like that he obviously has a motor fitted or his meds finally kicked in - can't be real, no one can do that clean. :lol:

Ah, but of course he doesn't ride for Sky so no one will even think on those lines.

(I don't think that either but if it had been CF questions would be asked :roll: )
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