Teams & Riders Froome Talk Only

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Bag of Guts said:
More and more I'm seeing the logic behind Movistar's tactics on Sunday. If I was the rest of the peloton I'd just race as if Froome wasn't there. Froome is so ridiculous he might as well be flat out ignored. Race for 2nd. ASO might give you the win in a couple of years, anyway.

It reminds me of The Hog's post discussing TdF favourites which completely ignored Froome. There's nothing else to be done.

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just be glad you never witnessed the merckx years
 
Sep 21, 2012
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Franklin said:
Let's get this over with:

It's a second class field.

Last year he was second at the last TT so this is totally normal.

The wind doesn't hurt him due to Sky's ultraspecial aerodynamic techniques.

He's riding a Pinarello which is much more advanced than those shoddy Walzers of the other riders.

Tony Martin has hurt his ribs, so he's just second rate today.

Hinault, Lemond and Merckx also were good climbers and great at the TT. Froome is a tad better, the best climber and the best TT specialist, but that's because this is a second class field.
All his rivals are ex-dopers off the gear. That's why they suck now.:rolleyes:
 
After pretty much 1 mountain stage and 1 time trial

1 (1) FROOME Christopher Sky Procycling 42:29:24
2 (2) VALVERDE BELMONTE Alejandro Movistar Team 3:25
3 (3) MOLLEMA Bauke Belkin Pro Cycling Team 3:37
4 (6) CONTADOR VELASCO Alberto Team Saxo-Tinkoff 3:54
5 (5) KREUZIGER Roman Team Saxo-Tinkoff 3:57
6 (4) TEN DAM Laurens Belkin Pro Cycling Team 4:10
7 (13) KWIATKOWSKI Michal Omega Pharma - Quick-Step 4:44
8 (7) QUINTANA ROJAS Nairo Alexander Movistar Team 5:18
9 (10) COSTA Rui Movistar Team 5:37
10 (14) PERAUD Jean-Christophe AG2R La Mondiale 5:39

Seems legit . . .

Has this kind of domination ever been seen?
 

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