Tour De France 2013

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  1. canary_max

    canary_max Well-Known Member

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    and rodriguez

    half a million people of the alpe it was completely crazy
     
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    Froome seems looked on for yellow now, should he try to target KOM tomorrow as well?
     
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    I doubt he'll see it as a must have. Won't do anything to jeopardise finishing first overall on Sunday.
     
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  4. Dangerously Delicious

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    I expect it will be the usual Team Sky train rolling through as per norm today, when Quintana, Rolland and the like attack maybe Froome dog will go hunting polka dots but only if he feels he can stay out in front, he can't blow in the process and allow Contador an opportunity. Depends what he's got left in the tank.
     
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    Here comes the va va Froooooome and the Sky train, looks like he's going for the stage win!
     
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    Or is Froome setting it up for Porte to win the stage? That would be classy.
     
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  7. Darremi

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    Good ride there from Froome. Quintana had learned from his previous mistakes and only made a move late on. I expect he'll be a serious challenger for the Yellow in the years to come. I have much respect for Froome now, it is obvious he would have quite easily beaten Bradley last year, but he respected team orders and did not pull a vettel in going after personal glory.
     
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    A worthy winner on a good course. No failed drugs tests, millions of spectators.

    All is good in the TDF
     
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  9. canary_max

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    Great Sprint finish, shame it wasn't quite dark
    Cav could only get third
     
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  10. Dangerously Delicious

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    Quintana will be a future winner for sure.

    It was obvious last year that Froome had gas left in the tank, be interesting to see what happens with the Team Sky dynamics now.

    Hope Nibali rides the TdF next year.
     
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    The Arc de Triomphe light show was impressive but I was expecting...something extra! The riders just left the podium and it felt like the mahoosive firework display had malfunctioned or something. I thought the yellow jersey was supposed to light up as well? The Champs-Élysées looked v. atmospheric though.
     
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