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05 Jan 2018 08:58

SDB learned a while back that his schtick no longer works. Wonder if he's getting many bookings for his public speaking...
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Re: Dave Brailsford - cycling genius

05 Jan 2018 09:03

Wiggo's Package wrote:Brailsfraud's ongoing silence about Froome's little AAF problem, apart from a brief and not very supportive statement on the day the news broke, is worth noting

Time was he would be all over this type of story like a rash. Trying to set the media agenda via a soft interview on Sky News. Giving the fanboys nuggets of waffle to pin an argument on

So is he hanging the Dawg out to dry, as Walsh has suggested? Or is he just very very confident this problem will go away, like all the others?


I just think he's learnt over the past 12 months to keep his mouth shut unless he's absolutely forced into saying something.

If he hasn't, then he definetely should have
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Re: Dave Brailsford - cycling genius

05 Jan 2018 09:53

brownbobby wrote:
Wiggo's Package wrote:Brailsfraud's ongoing silence about Froome's little AAF problem, apart from a brief and not very supportive statement on the day the news broke, is worth noting

Time was he would be all over this type of story like a rash. Trying to set the media agenda via a soft interview on Sky News. Giving the fanboys nuggets of waffle to pin an argument on

So is he hanging the Dawg out to dry, as Walsh has suggested? Or is he just very very confident this problem will go away, like all the others?


I just think he's learnt over the past 12 months to keep his mouth shut unless he's absolutely forced into saying something.

If he hasn't, then he definetely should have


Suspect you're right

Brailsfraud's ego must have taken a battering when the first piece of advice from the expensive PR guy hired by Sky to smooth over the jiffybag mess was...STFU!

And the second piece of advice was...No really, STFU! :D
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Re: Dave Brailsford - cycling genius

05 Jan 2018 15:17

Wiggo's Package wrote:
brownbobby wrote:
Wiggo's Package wrote:Brailsfraud's ongoing silence about Froome's little AAF problem, apart from a brief and not very supportive statement on the day the news broke, is worth noting

Time was he would be all over this type of story like a rash. Trying to set the media agenda via a soft interview on Sky News. Giving the fanboys nuggets of waffle to pin an argument on

So is he hanging the Dawg out to dry, as Walsh has suggested? Or is he just very very confident this problem will go away, like all the others?


I just think he's learnt over the past 12 months to keep his mouth shut unless he's absolutely forced into saying something.

If he hasn't, then he definetely should have


Suspect you're right

Brailsfraud's ego must have taken a battering when the first piece of advice from the expensive PR guy hired by Sky to smooth over the jiffybag mess was...STFU!

And the second piece of advice was...No really, STFU! :D


But didn’t he invent the wheel?
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Re: Dave Brailsford - cycling genius

05 Jan 2018 16:06

thehog wrote:
Wiggo's Package wrote:
brownbobby wrote:
Wiggo's Package wrote:Brailsfraud's ongoing silence about Froome's little AAF problem, apart from a brief and not very supportive statement on the day the news broke, is worth noting

Time was he would be all over this type of story like a rash. Trying to set the media agenda via a soft interview on Sky News. Giving the fanboys nuggets of waffle to pin an argument on

So is he hanging the Dawg out to dry, as Walsh has suggested? Or is he just very very confident this problem will go away, like all the others?


I just think he's learnt over the past 12 months to keep his mouth shut unless he's absolutely forced into saying something.

If he hasn't, then he definetely should have


Suspect you're right

Brailsfraud's ego must have taken a battering when the first piece of advice from the expensive PR guy hired by Sky to smooth over the jiffybag mess was...STFU!

And the second piece of advice was...No really, STFU! :D


But didn’t he invent the wheel?


V2.0 with motor
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Re: Dave Brailsford - cycling genius

05 Jan 2018 17:17

thehog wrote:
Wiggo's Package wrote:
brownbobby wrote:
Wiggo's Package wrote:Brailsfraud's ongoing silence about Froome's little AAF problem, apart from a brief and not very supportive statement on the day the news broke, is worth noting

Time was he would be all over this type of story like a rash. Trying to set the media agenda via a soft interview on Sky News. Giving the fanboys nuggets of waffle to pin an argument on

So is he hanging the Dawg out to dry, as Walsh has suggested? Or is he just very very confident this problem will go away, like all the others?


I just think he's learnt over the past 12 months to keep his mouth shut unless he's absolutely forced into saying something.

If he hasn't, then he definetely should have


Suspect you're right

Brailsfraud's ego must have taken a battering when the first piece of advice from the expensive PR guy hired by Sky to smooth over the jiffybag mess was...STFU!

And the second piece of advice was...No really, STFU! :D


But didn’t he invent the wheel?

He actually invented round.
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05 Jan 2018 17:49

Not round. Rounder
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Re: Dave Brailsford - cycling genius

05 Jan 2018 18:04

Wiggo's Package wrote:
thehog wrote:
Wiggo's Package wrote:
brownbobby wrote:
Wiggo's Package wrote:Brailsfraud's ongoing silence about Froome's little AAF problem, apart from a brief and not very supportive statement on the day the news broke, is worth noting

Time was he would be all over this type of story like a rash. Trying to set the media agenda via a soft interview on Sky News. Giving the fanboys nuggets of waffle to pin an argument on

So is he hanging the Dawg out to dry, as Walsh has suggested? Or is he just very very confident this problem will go away, like all the others?


I just think he's learnt over the past 12 months to keep his mouth shut unless he's absolutely forced into saying something.

If he hasn't, then he definetely should have


Suspect you're right

Brailsfraud's ego must have taken a battering when the first piece of advice from the expensive PR guy hired by Sky to smooth over the jiffybag mess was...STFU!

And the second piece of advice was...No really, STFU! :D


But didn’t he invent the wheel?


V2.0 with motor


He also invented cheating on Monday but not Tuesday.
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Re:

05 Jan 2018 18:13

macbindle wrote:Not round. Rounder

spot on macb
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Re: Dave Brailsford - cycling genius

08 Jan 2018 15:59

Not rounder, they were 'specially round'
“I told them we had some special wheels because we had made them specially round"
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Re: Dave Brailsford - cycling genius

08 Jan 2018 17:48

samhocking wrote:Not rounder, they were 'specially round'
“I told them we had some special wheels because we had made them specially round"

Oh yeah, and they worked even better with their bikes with hidden bolts.
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20 Jan 2018 03:35

macbindle wrote:SDB learned a while back that his schtick no longer works. Wonder if he's getting many bookings for his public speaking...



I think he still believes he can bully and force his way through his one. Sans Cookson it might not happen but SDB will push hard and try.
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Re: Dave Brailsford - cycling genius

20 Jan 2018 04:48

[quote="[url=http://forum.cyclingnews.com/viewtopic.php?p=2216481#p2216481]

V2.0 with motor[/quote]

Full carbon, naturally.
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20 Jan 2018 05:16

thehog wrote:
macbindle wrote:SDB learned a while back that his schtick no longer works. Wonder if he's getting many bookings for his public speaking...



I think he still believes he can bully and force his way through his one. Sans Cookson it might not happen but SDB will push hard and try.


I'm not sure. There are a few indications that he's eyeing up the underside of the bus as somewhere to throw Froome.

When it first blew up, he didn't refer to Team Sky, but loaded all responsibility on "Chris". Also, I've heard that Team Sky are not paying Froome's legal fees.

Remember that time last year when Froome stayed silent and didn't endorse Brailsford up until the last minute...
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20 Jan 2018 17:28

macbindle wrote:
thehog wrote:
macbindle wrote:SDB learned a while back that his schtick no longer works. Wonder if he's getting many bookings for his public speaking...



I think he still believes he can bully and force his way through his one. Sans Cookson it might not happen but SDB will push hard and try.


I'm not sure. There are a few indications that he's eyeing up the underside of the bus as somewhere to throw Froome.

When it first blew up, he didn't refer to Team Sky, but loaded all responsibility on "Chris". Also, I've heard that Team Sky are not paying Froome's legal fees.

Remember that time last year when Froome stayed silent and didn't endorse Brailsford up until the last minute...


Agreed. But in the back of Brailsford mind is “I can contain the Dawg but I can’t contain the Michelle”.
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Yesterday 11:02

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/uci-president-team-skys-behaviour-is-damaging-cycling/

'At the end of his press conference, Lappartient was asked if he believed that Dave Brailsford was an ethically good representative for clean cycling. Again, the Frenchman provided a long pause, before answering: "Dave Brailsford has said they [Team Sky] don't need to be in the MPCC, because they are doing more. I hope so." '
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