Originally Posted by theyoungest
They've recently decided to leave both of them at home and instead take Bauke, the Falcon of the Flatlands.
When Contador heard this news, he decided to chuck in his TdF towel and make the Dauphine a season make or break must-win instead. Bookies are considering paying out on a Falcon TdF victory the moment he shows up on the Rotterdam start line. Tour Directors were initially insisting they wouldn't hand him the trophy until Bauke reached Paris, but since this Tour will be yet again totally overshadowed by the Hey It's Cycling, let's Talk about Lance Baby
sideshow, they posted the yellow jersey and yanked all stages after all. Not that anyone will notice that there is no actual racing this July, as Eurosport is showing back to back episodes of Planet Armstrong between Sidi commercials, with the premier of the show's replacement for 2011 on the final race day: Planet Bauke.