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25 Mar 2018 16:49

Unfortunately he's on Moscon's hit list now. Might need Bouhanni as a bodyguard.
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25 Mar 2018 16:52

I thought it was Štybar who gave an elbow to Moscon?
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25 Mar 2018 17:06

It was definitely Laporte.
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25 Mar 2018 17:09

Maaaaaaaarten wrote:Gent-Wevelgem - 4th
Dwars Door Vlaanderen - 3rd
Ronde van Vlaanderen - 2nd
Paris-Roubaix - 1st

You heard it here first :eek:

Why would he care about those s****y races like RvV or PR? They are not great enough to pride themselves on having Laporte's name on their winners/podium lists. They are just preparation races for races like Tour de Vendée- the real race for hard men and deserving to be won by The Greatest.
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25 Mar 2018 19:52

Netserk wrote:I thought it was Štybar who gave an elbow to Moscon?

https://twitter.com/VroomeChris/status/977953522590408707
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25 Mar 2018 20:01

^^Ah, thanks. I just remembered seeing Štybar immediately after I saw it.
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25 Mar 2018 20:10

Alexandre B. wrote:
Netserk wrote:I thought it was Štybar who gave an elbow to Moscon?

https://twitter.com/VroomeChris/status/977953522590408707

Truly the greatest
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26 Mar 2018 07:42

Brullnux wrote:
Alexandre B. wrote:
Netserk wrote:I thought it was Štybar who gave an elbow to Moscon?

https://twitter.com/VroomeChris/status/977953522590408707

Truly the greatest

This video made me decide to finally go for the Laporte tattoo.
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26 Mar 2018 10:02

The generosity will no end take.
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26 Mar 2018 10:31

Such a generous rider, I think he'll take RVV or PR to prime his winning legs for Vendee later in the year though. Already fitting into the custodian of the peloton role that Hinault truly was the last of, by taking the job of putting riders like Moscon in their place into his own hands.
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26 Mar 2018 18:23

LaPorte is costing Bouhanni his job.
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26 Mar 2018 18:34

Dekker_Tifosi wrote:He's better than Bouhanni, I'm telling you

At the moment, I can only see that Bouhabnni & Lapirte are in same level.
1st, Both are in Cofidis team as sprinter -> Par
2nd, Broken derailleur vs Broken wheel in MSR.
Laporte seems to be better when wheel is harder to break, especially in a smooth road. But Bonhannui finish 4th but he is 13th. -> Par.
3nd, Both are alwsys finish behind Damare. Just as Sunday, Laporte just finish behind Demare.
4th, Bonhauui's punch vs Laporte's Elbow. Both are interesting. :lol: and make us excited. Par again.

Let see, whether Laporte could find any creative reason for TDF absent. If he could use a hurt in tail fingertip due to handjob as excuse, he will win.
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26 Mar 2018 18:55

Dekker_Tifosi wrote:He's better than Bouhanni, I'm telling you


About bike control, they are at same level also.
See Gent Wevelgem last 10 m. Demare crash into him but he has managed not to crash in the barrier.
Bonhauui Coillsed with Damare in many occasions. Bonhauui managed not to crash in most of the time also.
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26 Mar 2018 19:22

toolittle wrote:Bonhauui Coillsed with Damare in many occasions.

Sounds kinky. Good thing you use fictional names.
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26 Mar 2018 21:49

I can't take Laporte seriously as a great rider till he has his own Clinic thread. Serious cycling fans all know that the only rational way to rank riders is through the CQ (Clinic Questioning) system.
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27 Mar 2018 08:43

toolittle wrote:
Dekker_Tifosi wrote:He's better than Bouhanni, I'm telling you

At the moment, I can only see that Bouhabnni & Lapirte are in same level.
1st, Both are in Cofidis team as sprinter -> Par
2nd, Broken derailleur vs Broken wheel in MSR.
Laporte seems to be better when wheel is harder to break, especially in a smooth road. But Bonhannui finish 4th but he is 13th. -> Par.
3nd, Both are alwsys finish behind Damare. Just as Sunday, Laporte just finish behind Demare.
4th, Bonhauui's punch vs Laporte's Elbow. Both are interesting. :lol: and make us excited. Par again.

Let see, whether Laporte could find any creative reason for TDF absent. If he could use a hurt in tail fingertip due to handjob as excuse, he will win.


They also have 2 Vendee wins each, which we all know is the greatest measure of strenght.

I think the real difference though is that the only reason Bonhauui got all his wins is that Laporte was leading him out (from the kindness of his heart) and now that Laporte has decided to take an interest in showing himself at the front (though his genorosity has kept him from winning so far, we may have to wait until he needs to save us from a Moscon win for him to take the top step of the podium, though I hope not), Bonhauui can't reach the same achievements without him.
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29 Mar 2018 18:12

Laporte17 wrote:
toolittle wrote:
Dekker_Tifosi wrote:He's better than Bouhanni, I'm telling you

At the moment, I can only see that Bouhabnni & Lapirte are in same level.
1st, Both are in Cofidis team as sprinter -> Par
2nd, Broken derailleur vs Broken wheel in MSR.
Laporte seems to be better when wheel is harder to break, especially in a smooth road. But Bonhannui finish 4th but he is 13th. -> Par.
3nd, Both are alwsys finish behind Damare. Just as Sunday, Laporte just finish behind Demare.
4th, Bonhauui's punch vs Laporte's Elbow. Both are interesting. :lol: and make us excited. Par again.

Let see, whether Laporte could find any creative reason for TDF absent. If he could use a hurt in tail fingertip due to handjob as excuse, he will win.


They also have 2 Vendee wins each, which we all know is the greatest measure of strenght.

I think the real difference though is that the only reason Bonhauui got all his wins is that Laporte was leading him out (from the kindness of his heart) and now that Laporte has decided to take an interest in showing himself at the front (though his genorosity has kept him from winning so far, we may have to wait until he needs to save us from a Moscon win for him to take the top step of the podium, though I hope not), Bonhauui can't reach the same achievements without him.

Right, "through the kindness of his heart". Laporte's generosity is bordering on Sainthood these days, maybe someday he'll be canonized?

I agree Bouhanni wouldn't be much without Laporte but Bouhanni does have talent and would probably win with any decent leadout guy at about the same rate he wins now, which is not that much.
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29 Mar 2018 18:46

Clearly Bonhauui's poor season so far is because Laporte is no longer his lead out man. It's hard, but Bonhauui has to grow up, become independent and learn to take responsibility. Of course Laporte cares deeply for his protégé and it must be difficult to see Bonhauui buckle under the pressure like this, but ultimately it's for his own good.
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30 Mar 2018 09:03

I can't imagine how wrong we all have been all those years with this incorrect spelling. From now on it will be officially Bonhauui! UCI approved.

Seriously, Laporte is shining this season. He is unveiling some classicman skills, I like that.
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30 Mar 2018 09:08

If I’m correct, he was often seen with Sénéchal last year. He has the potential.
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