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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #390 on: July 23, 2018, 07:51:54 pm »
I'm in full nostalgia mode.



What a summer.

I just recently learned that when he geared on to the large chain ring in '96 and broke away he had asked the mechanics to put on a smaller ring only so he could pull that trick and awe his opponents with accelerating up a mountain on the outer ring. The legend goes that Indurain had a mental breakdown when he saw it, what a champion. :worthy:
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #391 on: July 23, 2018, 08:02:03 pm »
He was robbed in '95 :weep:



Berzin. :ultra:
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #392 on: July 23, 2018, 08:10:43 pm »
Last one for now



"Riis er den store klinges ædle betvinger" :cool:
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #393 on: July 23, 2018, 08:19:46 pm »
He was robbed in '95 :weep:



Berzin. :ultra:

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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #394 on: July 23, 2018, 08:30:39 pm »
Riis was so full of blood doping stuff it is a wonder he didn't stroke out on the bike.  I've stories that some of his levels would have an ER send that person to intensive care right away.
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #395 on: August 05, 2018, 05:30:30 pm »
Thomas gets a civic welcome in Cardiff on Thursday, I'm tempted to go.

That was a great TdF, the deserving man won, with two stage wins to boot, unlike the 2017 winner.

Alafillipe was a worthy winner in the king of the mountains, winning two stages, showing a refreshing spirit, a gentleman too.

Sagan justly won the green jersey, after winning two stages and battling through a bad injury that made him struggle to finish in the mountains.

And Dan Martin won a rare stage, despite all of his attacking endeavours in the past and particularly this tour, so it was very appropriate that he won the super-combativity prize and stood on the podium in Paris.

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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #396 on: August 10, 2018, 12:19:45 pm »
Jan Ullrich apparently didn't think he had sunk low enough, he has now been arrested for trying to strangle a prostitute  :wacko:

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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #397 on: August 10, 2018, 12:49:45 pm »
Jan Ullrich apparently didn't think he had sunk low enough, he has now been arrested for trying to strangle a prostitute  :wacko:

Last week he got into an altercation on Mallorca at Till Schweiger's place and police had to pick him up.
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #398 on: September 05, 2018, 09:50:25 pm »
Tiger is one of the captain's picks for the Ryder Cup team.
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #399 on: September 27, 2018, 12:51:16 pm »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlAM2UUs1pM

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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #400 on: September 29, 2018, 04:17:00 pm »
Ryder Cup is a massacree. :(
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #401 on: September 29, 2018, 05:25:11 pm »
Ryder Cup is a massacree. :(

Does that mean we’re winning? :unsure:
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #402 on: September 29, 2018, 05:28:04 pm »
Does that mean we’re winning? :unsure:

You're up 10-6 with 12 points left in the singles matches.
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #403 on: September 30, 2018, 11:09:48 am »
Does that mean we’re winning? :unsure:

You're up 10-6 with 12 points left in the singles matches.

W! And with a Danish captain!
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Re: The Miscellaneous Sports Thread
« Reply #404 on: September 30, 2018, 02:52:17 pm »
Alejandro Valverde wins the men's world road race, a deserved win.

Dramatic race with a near insane last miles climb.  :)
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