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Old 11-24-12, 22:47
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If Froome were to be clean it is obvious that he is certainly one of the best GC riders in the world. Most likely the best or second.

I would be interested to know who you think would be the best if Froome was second best?

[B]So him thus competing and narrowly losing out to those three, who may have been aided by other aids, is certainly not all that suspicious.

10 minutes+ is not a narrow defeat in a GT. Also, can you post your reasons why you have lumped JRod in with the other two, other than him being Spanish?

Not your finest post young Froome.
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Old 11-24-12, 22:50
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Yeah he has no relevance. I just needed to say that. So true
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Precisely

Only explanation is that Froome is immensely talented and therefore was never truly transformed.. rather was released.

PEDs as far as I know do not unlock ability, they increase ability.

So Armstrong was clean
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Chatting about the Olympics to a couple of friends at a dinner, they remarked that it was amazing that a small school in Kenya where they taught had produced two Olympic medalists from the same school year. Chris Froome was one and Crista Cullen (hockey player) the other.

Interestingly they said that whilst Crista was an outstanding all round athlete/sportswoman, by far and away the best at almost any sport, Chris on the other hand was not at all sporty at the time. (We're talking about 12yrs old) He was in the cross country team but was not one of the best.
He then left to live with his mum I think in South Africa where he took up cycling.

His is certainly an unusual journey
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Chatting about the Olympics to a couple of friends at a dinner, they remarked that it was amazing that a small school in Kenya where they taught had produced two Olympic medalists from the same school year. Chris Froome was one and Crista Cullen (hockey player) the other.

Interestingly they said that whilst Crista was an outstanding all round athlete/sportswoman, by far and away the best at almost any sport, Chris on the other hand was not at all sporty at the time. (We're talking about 12yrs old) He was in the cross country team but was not one of the best.
He then left to live with his mum I think in South Africa where he took up cycling.

His is certainly an unusual journey
He was still d1xking about on mountain bikes when he was at university.

His rise is astounding.
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Chatting about the Olympics to a couple of friends at a dinner, they remarked that it was amazing that a small school in Kenya where they taught had produced two Olympic medalists from the same school year. Chris Froome was one and Crista Cullen (hockey player) the other.

Interestingly they said that whilst Crista was an outstanding all round athlete/sportswoman, by far and away the best at almost any sport, Chris on the other hand was not at all sporty at the time. (We're talking about 12yrs old) He was in the cross country team but was not one of the best.
He then left to live with his mum I think in South Africa where he took up cycling.

His is certainly an unusual journey
Just guessing, but they probably didn't ride bikes in PE.

And never seen a cyclist make a good runner. I rememeber once Phil Anderson getting dropped by about 150m in the 400m of Superstars...long time ago
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Just guessing, but they probably didn't ride bikes in PE.

And never seen a cyclist make a good runner. I rememeber once Phil Anderson getting dropped by about 150m in the 400m of Superstars...long time ago
Don't be ridiculous. They don't make good runners after 25 years of cycling.

But as juniors they cream everyone in all sports.
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What's galling is that some of the people who swallowed Froome's story whole were throwing darts at Juanjo Cobo.
easily explained.

he's spanish

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And never seen a cyclist make a good runner.
I've seen good runners TT like animals, and you rarely see a fat runner.
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Froome an immense talent? please point me in the direction of anyone saying that pre team sky.
blackcat is the only one who said it here.
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