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Old 07-13-07, 01:57 AM   #1
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Graham Watson spreads a rumor....

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There’s a nice rumour going around that the foreign teams are conspiring to make sure no French rider or French team wins a stage of this Tour de France. This is a supposed reaction to most of the French squads pulling out of the team association last month, the movement set up to represent the best interests of the sporting groups in regard to the ProTour and all other races on the calendar.

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Old 07-13-07, 02:13 AM   #2
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spurious speculation?
What a complete load of .......
Seeing as CA have already won a stage it's not been very successful has it?
What was Thor meant to do then?, think 'oh I ride for a French team, I'd better not sprint too hard and win the stage, that'll teach those Frenchies a lesson they won't forget'
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It doesn't take any effort for French riders to do poorly in the Tour de France. The French riders have been skillfully losing the Tour year after year for about two decades.
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The Paceline? Who woulda thunk that botto is a Lance Armstrong fan-boy pretender?
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Old 07-14-07, 06:00 PM   #5
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After watching Moreau get absolutely no help today it does make you wonder.
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After watching Moreau get absolutely no help today it does make you wonder.
Yup, nobody wanted to (or perhaps could?) help Moreau today. The most interesting part of today's stage was Contador getting a puncture on the final climb, and still almost getting back to his group! He could be the man this wide-open year.

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