Tour de France 2012------ ATTENTION!! LES SPOILERS ------

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  1. enduro0125

    enduro0125 Sticks and Stones™..

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    "I'm not part of your race"

    :oscar

    Good video.
  2. shrineclown

    shrineclown Vaginaterian

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    once you have made it to this level, you would know better than to stick your fingers in a moving front wheel......

    Determined, if not a bright move.

    Must be the Scandy's don't have playing cards.

    I did not realize that this would be the first time a green wellie won the overall tour. I am surprised by that. Must have been putting all their effort into Eddie the Eagle. Wow, that is two countries winning for the first time in two straight years. I know I am counting eggs and not chickens, but it is pretty unlikely that they both will drop back now. One of them has to win.
  3. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    fucking flag waving drunken cunts :kboom
  4. shrineclown

    shrineclown Vaginaterian

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    Wow, that was an impressive finish.
  5. tonto

    tonto Son of a preacher man

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    Makes up for that idiot with the flag yesterday.
  6. Chisenhallw

    Chisenhallw Avowed Pussbag

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    I've narrowed it down to 'earth'. Or 'Baltimore'.
    Wow, Cavendish totally sharked that one. Good on him.
  7. enduro0125

    enduro0125 Sticks and Stones™..

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    Unbelievable acceleration by the Manx Missile.
    Team Sky tour just keeps getting better and better.
    Hats off to Wiggo for the lead out and Boogie too.

    Another great stage today.
  8. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    :clap Go CAV

    WOW, yet again I sat watching that and thought there's now way on EARTH he can win the stage and then, BANG, he turns on the after-burners....

    I so hope he can win on Sunday too...
  9. enduro0125

    enduro0125 Sticks and Stones™..

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    And today's fangate:philip Gilbert involved in crash caused by loose dog.

    Looks like a giant Newfie running on the road caused the crash.
    Stupid owners/parents.
    Gilbert went after them and a poor little girl had to experience that because she has dumb parents.

    WTF?
  10. Wildman

    Wildman In my castle

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    Phenomenal speed! Pretty sure he'd love four in a row on the Champs Elysee.
  11. shrineclown

    shrineclown Vaginaterian

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    I know it has been said, but the SKY team is nothing short of remarkable. That has to be one of the best teams ever put together for the tour. There was really no strategic drama this year; they just made the law and adjudicated it all month at will.

    Poor Hinault looks like the tide may never turn back. There is not even a frenchie in sight of the front. I get a kick out of his commentary. A great rider, whom I am sure must be considered a doper for being a force in his time by many. :norton Rolland is a great rider, but it seems he is not going to be elite.

    The SKY team will most likely be back in strong fashion.

    That young lad from the US is going to be a force when surrounded by a strong cadre.

    Cadel is still strong, may be a different look if he had not gotten the bug.

    Andy will be back....

    The fellows from Spain and Italy.

    Doesn't look good for the home field advantage in the near future either.

    I am still shaking my head about Cav, that was just amazing. He is still wicked fast... and I thought Sagan might be edging in there. Nope...
  12. yater

    yater Long timer

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    Cavendish is an unbelievable sprinter. He monitored his output for 5 hrs knowing exactly what to save for the sprint. He knew he had it the whole time. Domination by sky this year.
  13. enduro0125

    enduro0125 Sticks and Stones™..

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  14. barnyard

    barnyard Verbal tactician Super Moderator

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    I like the commercial with the kid on the Specialized. I think it captures what many of us thought at that age. I grew up in Racine, Wi. Most all of the east/west roads are downhill towards Lake Michigan from several miles out from the lake. I used to ride out west just to do the power run in towards the lake.
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    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    and the "dream" of outrunning Boonen over cobbles is perfect :clap
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    Chisenhallw Avowed Pussbag

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    Good job, Wiggo. Good job, Cav!
  17. shrineclown

    shrineclown Vaginaterian

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    Cav still has it. Now to win the Olympics. :D

    Very well done by team SKY, cannot get much better than that performance.

    George is swan songing.....nice career.
  18. Wildman

    Wildman In my castle

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    Wiggo :clap:clap:clap:clap
    Frome :clap:clap:clap
    Cav :clap:clap
    Miller :clap

    Tour de France :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
  19. A. T. T-W

    A. T. T-W Can't be bothered.

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    Well done Wiggley Baddins (or whatever his moniker is).
  20. sandgroper

    sandgroper Long timer

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    it was too easy, for the time in ten years of watching the TDF it was boring IMO
    Cheers, Ed