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Old 04-13-12, 20:53
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Yes it was a mistake, but it doesn't mean it cost him the Tour. One can never know for a fact that he would've won. It's impossible to know, and I'm glad it's that way!
It didn't turn a certain win into a certain loss, but it did mean he certainly lost. If it didn't cost him the Tour, it cost him the chance to win the Tour.
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Old 04-13-12, 21:16
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andy will end with 0 tour wins and i see that as a very good thing.
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The thing with Mandy Andy is, if he actually raced more, and he also whined less, he would be much more appreciated, and not just by strange fanboys and folks who only tune in 3 weeks of the year.
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Don't worry the prep is on track:

Lance Armstrong ‏ @lancearmstrong
Just rode the entire #IMFrance course w/ Andy Schleck, Yves Cordier, and @johanbruyneel. Technical, lots of climbing/descending, hard!
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Don't worry the prep is on track:

Lance Armstrong ‏ @lancearmstrong
Just rode the entire #IMFrance course w/ Andy Schleck, Yves Cordier, and @johanbruyneel. Technical, lots of climbing/descending, hard!
Any sign of a TT bike ?
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Don't worry the prep is on track:

Lance Armstrong ‏ @lancearmstrong
Just rode the entire #IMFrance course w/ Andy Schleck, Yves Cordier, and @johanbruyneel. Technical, lots of climbing/descending, hard!
Lots of descending? OMG, MPA is going to have mucho problemo
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Old 04-14-12, 08:15
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Well yeah, because not trying earlier was a mistake that cost him the Tour.
He couldn't do it every day- in a row ( he looked cooked on the Alpe D Heuz finish ). Besides he is better in the Alps than the Pyrennes.
But yes he should have made more attacks in the Pyrennes.
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Just rode the entire #IMFrance course w/ Andy Schleck, Yves Cordier, and @johanbruyneel. Technical, lots of climbing/descending, hard!
If Andy made it to the finish with that group then surely this should be in the 'appreciation' thread
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91 Andy SCHLECK LUX RNT 27 +5:39

I see his form is coming right along....hey at least he finished that's a step in the right direction!!!
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Given this is the depreciation thread, I thought a bang on comment from another thread would be good ...

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That's the tragedy of this situation. You and Andy still think he's getting results, or the sort of results he should be getting.
Between Andy, and yesterday Frank (AGR "one of the strongest"???), I am beginning to think these two are believing everything they are feeding the fanboys. The legs need to do the talking.
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