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Old 11-27-12, 21:28
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This whole alien Froome is vacuous as best, ugly bias at worst. You love Contador so much you are willing to forgive his doping, but Froome looks like a preying Mantis so he's condemned?

Utter, utter drivel.

Factor in talking about yourself in the third person and we have both hypocrite and meglomaniac.

Contador looks great on a bike, oozes European panache. Froome is the opposite but if either are doping neither should be riding. There are no degrees of guilt, and no lighter sentences because you make it look good. Perhaps Contador should get preference because he's so stylish, just like Wiggins should for being a toff from Maida Vale.

The credibility is gone when you grade drug cheats according to how they look on a bike or ride a race. Dopers make for entertaining riding, bit it's a sham. Who doesn't love Pantani, Coppi, Tom Simpson? Drug cheats all of them, and thrilling bike riders.

It isn't a personality contest, and you don't win GTs on artistic merit. Post something with intelligence and something without resorting to lying for a change
C'Mon! This doesn't look like Froome at the Tour?

100% certifiably alien.

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Old 11-27-12, 21:30
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Me next Jimmy, pick me next.

Contador has literally nothing to do with Froome's extreme rise to prominence.
This post seems to be made of arbitrarily connecting words together to create sentences that say nothing.

No, Contador has nothing to do with Froome's emergence. Happy?
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Old 11-27-12, 21:32
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C'Mon! This doesn't look like Froome at the Tour?

100% certifiably alien.

This post weirdly reminds me of the Ant and Dec fake alien autopsy film

Only less funny
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C'Mon! This doesn't look like Froome at the Tour?

100% certifiably alien.

I'm seeing a slight resemblance to Chicken as well

Should go in the pro look a like thread.
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I love watching Contador ride. All class. Is he a doper? Yes he is. But boy he looks good on a bike. In a clean bike race hed win for sure. Hands down.

Froome is not normal. Sorry.
Hey buddy.

Try watch some dressage. A sport where the classiest and best looking competitor wins. Im sure you will love it.
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Old 11-27-12, 21:57
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No, Contador has nothing to do with Froome's emergence. Happy?
Hmmm. Half of your previous post was about thehog, the rest was about Contador. I thought we were talking about Froomey's ridiculous performances? But I may be wrong.

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Hey buddy.

Try watch some dressage. A sport where the classiest and best looking competitor wins. Im sure you will love it.
Sport?
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Sport?
Well, some calls Golf a sport too, you know.
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Old 11-27-12, 23:37
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Try watch some dressage. A sport where the classiest and best looking competitor wins. Im sure you will love it.
Horses are doped too.
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Old 11-28-12, 00:05
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Horses are doped too.
Doenst matter. If you are a lover of the aesthetics, then dressage is your "sport"
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Froome's TT performances in the 2008 Tour were 31st in the Cholet ITT (+1'49 to Schumacher, +1'31 to Kirchen, over 29km) and 14th in the penultimate day Saint-Amand ITT (+3'00 to Schumacher, +2'39 to Cancellara, over 53km).

In this year's Tour's Besançon ITT, Philippe Gilbert placed 31st (+3'47 to Wiggins, over 41km), and Daniel Oss placed 14th in the penultimate day Chartres ITT (+3'27 to Wiggins, over 52km).

Would anyone describe either Gilbert's or Oss' performances as "very impressive"? Should we be expecting either of them to be out-TTing Cancellara and Tony M. anytime soon?
It's not quite like that, Froome was 23 in his first year as a pro/first GT. So those placings are not very good for established rouleurs Gilbert and Oss but for a newbie it may be something.

But most strong ITT'ers show their strengths very early. You only have to look at Phinney, Sergent, Durbridge... they are already very competitive ITTs and listed amongst the favourites.

In that sense you could say that Froome never showed anything to suggest he would become world class, 3rd or 4th best against the clock.

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This whole alien Froome is vacuous as best, ugly bias at worst. You love Contador so much you are willing to forgive his doping, but Froome looks like a preying Mantis so he's condemned?

Utter, utter drivel.

Factor in talking about yourself in the third person and we have both hypocrite and meglomaniac.

Contador looks great on a bike, oozes European panache. Froome is the opposite but if either are doping neither should be riding. There are no degrees of guilt, and no lighter sentences because you make it look good. Perhaps Contador should get preference because he's so stylish, just like Wiggins should for being a toff from Maida Vale.

The credibility is gone when you grade drug cheats according to how they look on a bike or ride a race. Dopers make for entertaining riding, bit it's a sham. Who doesn't love Pantani, Coppi, Tom Simpson? Drug cheats all of them, and thrilling bike riders.

It isn't a personality contest, and you don't win GTs on artistic merit. Post something with intelligence and something without resorting to lying for a change
I forgive Sky's doping.

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