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22 Oct 2014 18:15

Contadoraus Schlecks wrote:Would love to have seen a top form Andy tackle the 2015 Tour. If ever there was a route that favoured him...

Top form Andy on this course > top form Cadel, Wiggins, Alberto, Froome, Nairn IMO of course


A top form Andy was never superior (in the mountains on any gt course) to a top form Contador. I'd argue that he wasn't even his equal. He was close though.
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22 Oct 2014 18:45

Netserk wrote:Was 2010 top form Andy? If so Contador would then take time on the three hill finishes and the ITT, and would only have to mark him from then on. We saw how Andy couldn't drop him on Tourmalet, so I don't really see how you can have him ahead of Contador.


He couldnt drop him but Contador was at his wheel, and even he couldnt drop andy when he attacked. it is not the same level to be at the wheel of someone.
It is the same than this Year with froome, Contador wantsn better than Froome in Ancares.
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22 Oct 2014 19:01

The man has retired and there are still some people using every opportunity to spit on him.
Pathetic.
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22 Oct 2014 20:26

Taxus4a wrote:He couldnt drop him but Contador was at his wheel, and even he couldnt drop andy when he attacked. it is not the same level to be at the wheel of someone.
It is the same than this Year with froome, Contador wantsn better than Froome in Ancares.

So?

How does being better but not gaining any time make him a bigger favourite to win, when he has to gain time?
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22 Oct 2014 21:08

It looks like the fictional Andy vs. Contador battle will still be the most interesting one for years to come :)
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28 Nov 2014 18:39

Justice is served... in the shape of a giant fruit bowl. Merci, Monsieur le Président, for this nice gesture.

Andy Schleck receives giant fruit bowl from French president

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28 Nov 2014 21:10

sir fly wrote:The man has retired and there are still some people using every opportunity to spit on him.
Pathetic.


Where do get that he is being spit upon? Because opinions are different from your fond memories of Andy?
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28 Nov 2014 21:42

Christian wrote:Justice is served... in the shape of a giant fruit bowl. Merci, Monsieur le Président, for this nice gesture.

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Was AC's 2010 Trophy taken from him, or are there 2 now?
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28 Nov 2014 21:54

I guess they only literally take away olympic medals, so I think they made a new one
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28 Nov 2014 21:54

Jspear wrote:Was AC's 2010 Trophy taken from him, or are there 2 now?


Two, I'm pretty sure. They can't break into Contador's house and take the trophy. It probably has an inscription anyway.
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28 Nov 2014 21:57

LaFlorecita wrote:Two, I'm pretty sure. They can't break into Contador's house and take the trophy. It probably has an inscription anyway.


Yeah, he's got some big dawgs walking around, it's not likely nobody will notice strangers walking in
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28 Nov 2014 21:59

Red Rick wrote:Yeah, he's got some big dawgs walking around, it's not likely nobody will notice strangers walking in


Dawgs :p :D
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28 Nov 2014 22:57

Christian wrote:Image

If they handed out jerseys for 2nd places, Andy could do something similar :p (though only four instead of seven)
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29 Nov 2014 09:36

Red Rick wrote:I guess they only literally take away olympic medals, so I think they made a new one


Someone just noted that it might be Alberto's trophy since Andy got it after 4 years. Let's hope that isn't true.
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29 Nov 2014 09:44

LaFlorecita wrote:Someone just noted that it might be Alberto's trophy since Andy got it after 4 years. Let's hope that isn't true.


If Conti had any sense of decency, he would have given it back a long time ago. Heck, even Riis, a borderline sociopath, knew he didn't deserve his yellow jersey and told authorities they could come collect it from his home.
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Christian wrote:If Conti had any sense of decency, he would have given it back a long time ago. Heck, even Riis, a borderline sociopath, knew he didn't deserve his yellow jersey and told authorities they could come collect it from his home.


If he has any sort of brain he should have locked his trophy in a vault and installed a security system to keep ASO officials out. It's his trophy, he won it, he received it on the Champs Elysées.

If Andy had any sense of decency, he would not have posted such a ****ing proud picture on Twitter. And I am not the only one who feels that way from what I've read on several websites :D Funny to see how many people slam Andy and wish this is the last time we ever read anything about him online. He just luuuuuvs the attention. Sickening.
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29 Nov 2014 10:01

Christian wrote:If Conti had any sense of decency, he would have given it back a long time ago. Heck, even Riis, a borderline sociopath, knew he didn't deserve his yellow jersey and told authorities they could come collect it from his home.



Maybe Contador deserved his bad, but I always feel sick about the nr.2 getting the price while we all know better.
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29 Nov 2014 10:52

Christian wrote:If Conti had any sense of decency, he would have given it back a long time ago. Heck, even Riis, a borderline sociopath, knew he didn't deserve his yellow jersey and told authorities they could come collect it from his home.


If you think cheating makes you a sociopath, you better look it up in the dictionary.
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I wouldn't mind it if it was Contador's actually, they probably would have had to rework the incription, if that's visible its something to remember for little Andy
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