I thought you were gonna say "since he was harassed in that operacion in 06 by Guardia Civil "jens_attacks said:always fan of the old guard including 2009 and tour 2010 i was cheering for lance not alberto
i always found him though a great champion but the tour 2011,stage to alpe...then he just got another fanboy.that and getting scrrewed by the uci of course.
Ach, Christian. We all know it was the bonk that got to Bertie that day. It happens, remember Andy in TDF 2008 bonking and then owning the Alpe a few days laterChristian said:First I was going to vote "I don't like him", to be consistent with my image on this forum and all, but then luckily I saw the option "While watching the Tour 2012" and I had to choose that. I did miss him there and realized that, while I don't feel strongly about Contador either way, bike racing can be dull without him.
Other than that my favourite Contador moment was in Paris-Nice 2008 or 2009 (I forgot which one), when he faced relentless attacking and finally cracked under the pressure and almost had to push his bike to the finish from exhaustion. It wasn't that I enjoyed watching him lose, it's that I enjoyed seeing that he does indeed have a human side. The next day he was back to his invincible self
My statement was made in jest, thus the . We all know all riders have good and bad days (well unless you ride for Team Sky ).Christian said:Counter to what? I wasn't trying to provoke anyone or slander Contador. I'm not even really sure I understand the supposed counter
You got me ... other riders have good and bad days too? I guess?
QFT..pedaling squares said:Hitch is gonna get a lot of booty from LaFlo.
This poll needs a 'meh' option for people who admire his talent, his style of racing, and the way he gave LA and JB the finger in '09, but at the same time dislike the clinical aspects of his racing, the squeaky voice, and the bang-bang finger thing.
One thing for sure though, when the guy stands up on his pedals, you stop and watch.
You don't know if he has done those things and those things have nothing to do with his personality anyway.Hayabusa said:I don't like him as a person, for particular reasons which have cost him a few years of his career but I do admire his style of riding, had he not done the other things he has, I'd be a massive fan.
I know My 'counter' was very much tongue in cheek to start with. Sometimes the written word doesn't do this justiceAngliru said:My statement was made in jest, thus the . We all know all riders have good and bad days (well unless you ride for Team Sky ).