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Potentially dumb question but how is Cav going to be able to back up for the Olympics after Le Tour?
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Potentially dumb question but how is Cav going to be able to back up for the Olympics after Le Tour?

Road race is one day isn't it? Fucking harden up
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That's also why there is scepticism on whether he will do the full TdF this year.

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Brailsford reckons that the 6 days between the end of the Tour and the road race will be sufficient for him to be fresh for London.
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Didn't he pull out early in 2008 for the Olympics?
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Are people using the skoda tour tracker app? For some reason I cant see it on my new ipad ?Any reason why this would be haha?
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Potentially dumb question but how is Cav going to be able to back up for the Olympics after Le Tour?

He will bail as soon as they hit the mountains. I give him 10 days.


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Are people using the skoda tour tracker app? For some reason I cant see it on my new ipad ?Any reason why this would be haha?

Yep. Works fine on my Nexus.
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Are people using the skoda tour tracker app? For some reason I cant see it on my new ipad ?Any reason why this would be haha?

downloaded it and have checked the features. functions fine on mobile. I don't have an ipad to compare.

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So... Matty Goss for green?

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Yeah I bet on goss. I just don't see cav finishing the tour.. (despite saying himself that he will).

Why would anyone who has already won the green jersey and will win it again in the future, who has a chance to win an olympic gold (extremely rare, as they are every 4 years and has a course that actually suits him) in his home country - risk not being in 100% form? I'm no cycling scientist, but I wouldn't think that a full Giro + full TdF are a smart idea with the olympics so shortly after..

Goss will have a tough time beating sagan though.
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any time sherwen mentions 'voigt' and 'pain' in the same sentence you have to do a shot

Isn't that a tautology?. I think that would mean you have to do two shots right?


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Potentially dumb question but how is Cav going to be able to back up for the Olympics after Le Tour?

This is why I have a sneaky $10 on Boonen for the Olympics
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Don't cyclists want shitloads lots of kms in their legs before big events? The Olympics is a 1 day event... as long as believes he can recover from the tour sufficiently he will finish it. I guess it comes down to how much the mountains fuck him this year.
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I assume they're like runners and plan on having a tapering period to freshen up before the big race. Can't taper with only 6 days

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Coverage doesn't start until 10pm.
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Actual race footage is more like 10.30. I don't give a fuck about Gabriel Gaté and his culinary tour de france. Fuck off and show me how the breakaway happened.
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I do. I really enjoy the cultural bits and pieces they show.
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Actual race footage is more like 10.30. I don't give a fuck about Gabriel Gaté and his culinary tour de france. Fuck off and show me how the breakaway happened.

Eat some frog and get cultured you bogarn fgt
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I enjoy the History of all the places they ride through, I just don't like Gabriels segments.

Frogs are fiddly as fuck and it just tastes like chicken, and snails taste like garlic rubber.
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Actual race footage is more like 10.30. I don't give a fuck about Gabriel Gaté and his culinary tour de france. Fuck off and show me how the breakaway happened.

Oi! don't talk about Gabriel like that! *shakes fist* his dulcet french tones are swoonworthy.

if i make it to 1 i'll be astounded.

should stop drinking for a bit.

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I assume they're like runners and plan on having a tapering period to freshen up before the big race. Can't taper with only 6 days

Yeah can't see the toughest event on the planet finishing one week earlier being ideal prep.
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So you're a council worker? lol.
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I assume they're like runners and plan on having a tapering period to freshen up before the big race. Can't taper with only 6 days


Riding has a fraction of the impact of running, I'd imagine it's possible to get the legs fresh in a week
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So you're a council worker? lol.

you wish you were me dude.

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I dunno about that, I'm pretty fond of my appendage.

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awesome finish, going be a good stage me thinks.
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C'mon Gilbert!
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Nord-Pas-de-Calais!

Personally think this is such a lovely area of France. They end near one of my fave towns tonight.

One place i really hope to go to in the next year or two is this place: http://memoryandjustice.org/site/oradour-sur-glane/
Interesting kinda place.

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When I was teaching in London I was lucky enough to go on a school camp to the Western Front and we went around all this area. Was great.

Gilbert or Chavanel for the win today.
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I'll be happy if Gilbert does.

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Going to be an amazing finish. Definitely staying up!

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How good is cav the chav, shut out if it twice and still explodes to get over the top whilst having words lol. What a beast.
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Cav the machine. Even had time to mouth off at the other guy for hitting him and boxing him in
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All he needs is 10m to explode. Unbelievable.
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that said. i wonder if the sprinter really was remotely at any level to cavendish. He seemed to be slowing Sagan who had nowhere to really go.

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Another crash on the descent
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oh Gabriel.

Shit! Fairly big crash there with the amount of riders, bike carnage. Sagan changing bikes... Prob should change his attitude too because he got schooled by Cav in that intermediate sprint.
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Oh no the first casualty of the tour
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with one of the Sky guys gone, is he replaced? or do they have to continue the tour one man down?

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Oh no the first casualty of the tour

Maybe Gabriel can make him a walnut chocolate tart.

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