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The Sky-Con-O-Meter. Predictions on how much more ridiculous they can get

12 Jul 2012 17:57

Predictions:

- 1-2 in the remaining time trial.

- Froome to ride up to breakaway attempts by top tier climbers and then attack himself, slowdown and then ride on the front again.

- Sky doms to pace set for 50km’s at a time up HC mountains

- Cav to win one or more stages before Tour end.

- The grupetto to finish outside the time limit day after day.

- Known climbers being chased down by Sky doms.


Anything else I missed?
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12 Jul 2012 17:59

thehog wrote:- Cav to win one or more stages before Tour end.

Unless there are no more flat stages how is this so absurd?
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12 Jul 2012 18:01

they have already lost credibilty with anyone in possesion of a brain so what they do from here on out doesn't matter. everyone knows they are doping it's just making sure that no one can prove it.

froome could win the time trial on a unicycle and the uk postal fanboys would still lap it up.
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12 Jul 2012 18:01

Don't be late Pedro wrote:Unless there are no more flat stages how is this so absurd?


come from nowhere i guess,crappy palmares
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12 Jul 2012 18:04

Much more? Is there something I am missing?
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12 Jul 2012 18:10

thehog wrote:Predictions:

- 1-2 in the remaining time trial.

- Froome to ride up to breakaway attempts by top tier climbers and then attack himself, slowdown and then ride on the front again.

- Sky doms to pace set for 50km’s at a time up HC mountains

- Cav to win one or more stages before Tour end.

- The grupetto to finish outside the time limit day after day.

- Known climbers being chased down by Sky doms.


Anything else I missed?


- Rogers drops Evans on a climb. Maybe even beats him in the final time trial.
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12 Jul 2012 18:15

sure eveyone being that strong is a little suspicious but you can't be that sure they are doping yet
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12 Jul 2012 18:18

iZnoGouD wrote:sure eveyone being that strong is a little suspicious but you can't be that sure they are doping yet


I can be pretty damned confident about it. I was confident with Stephen Schumacher. Same with Ricco and Armstrong and Indurain. We have seen this farce too many times.

Forget Wiggins. Rogers is the tell.
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12 Jul 2012 18:19

thehog wrote:Anything else I missed?


Wiggo and Froomey to pull a Vino on the Champs Elysee.
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12 Jul 2012 18:21

iZnoGouD wrote:sure eveyone being that strong is a little suspicious but you can't be that sure they are doping yet

I'm as sure as you can be without a positive test or a police raid. Which is pretty damn sure.
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12 Jul 2012 18:26

It sure seems like they took it up a notch today...

Sheesh what next?
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12 Jul 2012 18:43

mewmewmew13 wrote:It sure seems like they took it up a notch today...

Sheesh what next?


I want comedy value from Sky.

I want to see 4 of them finish on a MTF with the rest of the field 3-4 minutes behind.

I want to see Wiggins and Froome catch Evans in the final ITT.

I want to see Rogers & Porte doing 50km turns on the front of the peloton up HC climbs.

I want to see Porte, Rogers and Froome leading out Cav on the Champs-Elysees for the win.
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12 Jul 2012 18:52

thehog wrote:I want to see Porte, Rogers and Froome leading out Cav on the Champs-Elysees for the win.


That'll only happen if Wiggins doesn't fancy the sprint.
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12 Jul 2012 19:11

I think in the final TT, all the Sky guys may be given free reign to go full gas. So I'll go with Wiggins, Froome, Rogers, Porte, and Hagen all in the top 10 for the TT.
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12 Jul 2012 19:12

- Mick "guess I didn't really need Ferrari or Freiburg after all" Rogers to crank out some of his best numbers ever.

Oh, wait, that already happened! :o
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12 Jul 2012 19:28

I wanna see Froome breakaway on a final climb/mountain top finish
- stop short of the line
- turn around, descend to the bottom of the climb
- turn around, pass everyone
- take the stage
- pulling a wheelie in both directions

That would be 'sporting'!

Don't be late Pedro wrote:Unless there are no more flat stages how is this so absurd?


Ongoing and increasing Tour record?

Like, seriously, this is the greatest sprinter... ever?

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12 Jul 2012 19:31

Surely, Sky's ridiculousness has been peaking for too long and shouldn't be able to maintain this level for the whole Tour. They'll have to scale the ridiculousness down to mere Kelme or Navigare levels.
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12 Jul 2012 19:54

Libertine Seguros wrote:That'll only happen if Wiggins doesn't fancy the sprint.


:D

-Porte to embark on a solo breakaway on a sprint stage and ride himself into 3rd spot on GC.

-Cav to win by attacking on a mid mountain stage.

Srsly - Wiggins and Froome to inadvertently shell all other GC contenders on a mountain stage and duel each other FTW.
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12 Jul 2012 19:55

Froome and Wiggo swim the Seine and still drop the peloton into Paris.
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12 Jul 2012 19:58

Sky to completely ham it up by skipping their last bloodbag and see if they an hang on for the win.
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