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Old 07-23-09, 12:45 PM   #1
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Give it a rest.

If it wasn't for everyone obsessing over "tweets" and such garbage, nobody would be questioning how well Astana has worked together. I think Astana's headgames with the rest of the peloton have poisoned the brains of many forumgoers.

It bothers me that so many of the posts about le Tour have been about Astana drama. Am I in a cycling forum or a middle school girls' bathroom? "I heard Johaan likes Lance, but don't tell Alberto!"

Half the people on this forum seem to be watching the TDF only to talk about how much they dislike the people racing in it. Thanks to the other half, that have been posting insightful comments, especially those of you who retain a positive attitude.
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Old 07-23-09, 12:55 PM   #2
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If it wasn't for everyone obsessing over "tweets" and such garbage, nobody would be questioning how well Astana has worked together. I think Astana's headgames with the rest of the peloton have poisoned the brains of many forumgoers.

It bothers me that so many of the posts about le Tour have been about Astana drama. Am I in a cycling forum or a middle school girls' bathroom? "I heard Johaan likes Lance, but don't tell Alberto!"

Half the people on this forum seem to be watching the TDF only to talk about how much they dislike the people racing in it. Thanks to the other half, that have been posting insightful comments, especially those of you who retain a positive attitude.
Say what you want, but the TDF is all about suspense and drama. If it wasn't, then it would just be the Giro.
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If it wasn't for everyone obsessing over "tweets" and such garbage, nobody would be questioning how well Astana has worked together.
Meh. I for one try to ignore Twitter as much as possible, but the conflict has been pretty obvious, and if things had gone differently could have derailed Contador's chances for the MJ. If Astana didn't have such a strong team, I don't think anyone would have cared.


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It bothers me that so many of the posts about le Tour have been about Astana drama.
So your solution is... to create another thread about the Astana drama? Slick.
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So your solution is... to create another thread about the Astana drama? Slick.
You've got it all wrong. The point is for everyone to agree with me, be nice to each other, and start talking about how great all these cyclists are!
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You tell 'em Tommy, I'll hold the crowd!!


People post about what they know. Most of the posters here apparently are better acquainted with soap opera than with cycling.
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You've got it all wrong. The point is for everyone to agree with me, be nice to each other, and start talking about how great all these cyclists are!
How boring!
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Considering that there's been no mention of doping for two and a half weeks, I'll happily put up with the soap operas. What do you expect us to do? Just watch the racing?

Oh yeah, I'm 59 years old. I've text mailed five times in my life. I don't understand what Twitter is. Or why it exists.
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Armstrong just tweeted that he is the greatest champion in the world. Read about it in his upcoming book.
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