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Why Scotson the least French?

Based on his name he is probably of British descent, and at the very least, Australian culture was heavily influenced by the British culture, which was heavily influenced by the French culture due to the Norman invasion.

I think that makes him more French than Ludvigsson, Valter and Konovalovas.

I would probably rate Valter the least French because he is the only one on the list who doesn't speak an Indo-European language natively.
Also, Konovalovas has ridden with the team since forever, so his frenchyness is not too small.
 
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Why Scotson the least French?

Based on his name he is probably of British descent, and at the very least, Australian culture was heavily influenced by the British culture, which was heavily influenced by the French culture due to the Norman invasion.

I think that makes him more French than Ludvigsson, Valter and Konovalovas.

I would probably rate Valter the least French because he is the only one on the list who doesn't speak an Indo-European language natively.
I was mostly looking at (physical) distance, but I see your point.

Also, Konovalovas has ridden with the team since forever, so his frenchyness is not too small.
You're saying he has absorbed Frenchyness over the years?

I guess Benjamin Thomas also looks like quite an English name...
 
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Seems they asked for an extension to the time-cut for Démare, unsuccessful as we know but he'll be doing the Vuelta.

We continue the Tour without our sprinter Arnaud Démare who didn't make the time cut in Tignes. He did everything he could.

There was some confusion about extending the time cut. Contact was made in the morning with the commissaires' panel in case of bad weather but there was no follow-up.

It's a pity for Arnaud because we knew he could win stages at the Tour de France. But that's racing. He'll make it up at La Vuelta.
 
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I think it's starting to look something like this:

Pinot (wins because he has goats, apparently...)
Demare
Brunel (though, I'm not sure he deserves to be this high up. I have found evidence that he has a Goku tattoo on his arm. Surely to be properly French you need to have an Asterix tattoo, or something like that!)
Random unsorted French guys (we need to get back to them.)
Guglielmi, Bonnet, Thomas (not sure which order, but their names aren't French)
Reichenbach
Duchesne
The other Swiss guys (again, dunno about the specific order)
Then there's a bunch of guys I can't order
Valter last (Hungarian is just too weird!)
 
Bonnet seems to be a pretty French surname. Charlotte Bonnet should have been listed as well though.
Well... I shall put him up with the rest of the blob of French people. Just toby who said he thought it looked English...

Pinot (wins because he has goats, apparently...)
Demare
Brunel (though, I'm not sure he deserves to be this high up. I have found evidence that he has a Goku tattoo on his arm. Surely to be properly French you need to have an Asterix tattoo, or something like that!)
Random unsorted French guys (we need to get back to them.)
Guglielmi, Thomas (not sure which order, but their names aren't French)
Reichenbach
Duchesne
The other Swiss guys (again, dunno about the specific order)
Then there's a bunch of guys I can't order
Valter last (Hungarian is just too weird!)
 
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