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Tour de France 2011 Stage 7: Le Mans - Châteauroux 218 km

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Tour de France 2011 Stage 7: Le Mans - Châteauroux 218 km

07 Jul 2011 18:07

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Sprinters day tomorrow. With the intermediate sprint where it is expect French teams only in the breakaway - an exercise in sponsor promotion.

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The battle for the green heats up.

Hopefully a less nervous day with no falls
Alexi Grewal to Hinault stage 14 into Superbagnéres 1986 ´You blew it, Bernie. You f*cked up.´
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07 Jul 2011 18:10

Good chance of 70 points for cav if it works right!
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07 Jul 2011 18:14

I feel Siwfty will show everyone why was he picked for this Tour. Anyway the Tour experience will be massive bonus for him. Something like Thomas last year, and now going from streght to streght.
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07 Jul 2011 18:17

I am very curious to see how the intermediate sprint plays out so close to the finish.
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07 Jul 2011 18:24

Hm, maybe if you're DS for HTC you let a bigger break go away if you can with the goal of catching them after the intermediate sprint and contest the intermediate only with 90% power?
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07 Jul 2011 18:27

the safe bet is Cavendish.
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07 Jul 2011 18:32

Denis top3 :)
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07 Jul 2011 18:36

Heading out to buy pancake mix :o
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07 Jul 2011 18:38

1- Cav
2- Farrar
3- Felliu?
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07 Jul 2011 18:43

Every stage so far has seen a different winner. So maybe it's Feillu tomorrow?
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07 Jul 2011 18:46

Cobblestones wrote:Every stage so far has seen a different winner. So maybe it's Feillu tomorrow?


Would love to see Felliu win, made me laugh riding behind the car the other day and encouraging the driver to up the speed :D
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07 Jul 2011 18:53

All about the sprint trains tomorrow. Top 3 - Cav, Farrar, Swift.
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07 Jul 2011 18:53

It's a curious stage with that intermediate sprint so close to the arrival. I see someone like for instance Cav not participating at it.

Gilbert on the other hand will do the intermediate sprint and will lead out Greipel at the finish.

For the finish i fear it will be Cav but i hope Farrar will teach him a lesson or two, third will be Greipel...
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07 Jul 2011 18:59

Petacchi, Cav, Farrar. The old man will grab one even though he's not looking to hot.
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07 Jul 2011 19:03

i hope it will be alejet.
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07 Jul 2011 19:13

Alejet has been anonymous in the sprints so far, I hope he's at the front tomorrow. Cav'll still beat him though.
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07 Jul 2011 19:16

I wonder if Swift or EBH will be Sky's last man tomorrow, Eddie certainly looks fast at the moment.
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07 Jul 2011 19:18

I'm going to break the trend and say someone, don't know who, will win from a breakaway group.
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07 Jul 2011 19:18

I'm calling for Cav since he took a day off today.
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07 Jul 2011 19:23

Crosswinds all the way tomorrow at about 15mph. Could be a few brief heavy showers too but hopefully they wont be on the same scale as today.
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