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Old 05-29-09, 08:29 PM   #1
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It really is amazing.

But for a guy who's coming off 4 years of drinking beer and riding his bike 100 miles a week followed by a bunch of pins in a broken collarbone 8 weeks ago, that Lance is riding like a friggin beast in the 2nd biggest Grand Tour on the planet. And he has another 5 weeks to get ready for the TdF?

God help them all. That's all I can say.
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He's too fat for this sport
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always has been ... which makes his accomplishments all the more suspect.

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Lance has been very impressive. I've gotten the feeling a couple times that he could have ridden away from Levi if he wanted to. Honestly, though, Contador is a different kettle of fish. I just can't see Lance competing consistently at that level.
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Right now he looks 15lbs heavier than when he last won the tour.
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His daily videos are cool.
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Shouldn't he be higher up in the GC given he's just 5 weeks from the TdF? Even if to help Contador win, that would mean he'd have to finish close to Contador. Unless he pulls a Popo and peels off halfway up a climb after dictating some peloton pain. Can he be just a teammate helping out on a climbing stage or two, or driving the peloton during a chase?
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^^this is going to be an awesome tour in july
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Props to LA but Horner was riding better before he broke his leg.
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But for a guy who's coming off 4 years of drinking beer and riding his bike 100 miles a week followed by a bunch of pins in a broken collarbone 8 weeks ago, that Lance is riding like a friggin beast in the 2nd biggest Grand Tour on the planet. And he has another 5 weeks to get ready for the TdF?

God help them all. That's all I can say
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step away from the kool aid.

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Right.

Pcad, you forget to mention chasing tail.
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Props to LA but Horner was riding better before he broke his leg.
Agreed. He had 1 rough day, but he was pretty much hanging with Levi and ahead of Lance.
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But for a guy who's coming off 4 years of drinking beer and riding his bike 100 miles a week followed by a bunch of pins in a broken collarbone 8 weeks ago, that Lance is riding like a friggin beast in the 2nd biggest Grand Tour on the planet. And he has another 5 weeks to get ready for the TdF?

God help them all. That's all I can say.
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