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Teams & Riders Thibaut Pinot discussion thread

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RedheadDane said:
So... Tonton, how drunk are you right now? Celebrating the win.
It's only 11:19 am here, so I'll wait a little ;) . But yes, I will celebrate. I would argue that it is his biggest win ever, late in a GT, while in contention, defending, attacking, out-sprinting everybody, what a win! Il Grandissimo Tibopino, Il Cappo di Tutti Coppi, 20 down, one to go. Allez Thibaut!!!
 
My celebration of stage 20 has just begun. What a HUGE win! Whatever happens happens tomorrow. I'll celebrate once again. Tonight, a bottle of Crianza from La Rioja, and a chorizo from Los Baños will highlight the evening. Hoping to somewhat bring magic. Skip the Tour Tibopino, go to the Vuelta. Enjoy the Crianza too: it's great!

FDJ got a ton of exposure from Il Giro: it actually makes sense to send Pinot to Spain business-wise. l'Equipe TV is breaking record audience, if Tibopino goes to Spain, they will go too. More exposure for FDJ.

It's a big day tomorrow. Of course, I want the Moon, but I don't want to be too greedy. Whatever happens happens.

Cheers my friends! :)
 
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Tonton said:
It's a matter of when...

So why not change the plans and go to La Vuelta instead :) .

I'm drinking coffee, having the shakes right now. Whatever happens, it was a successful Giro. Now I want more...
Why not set Il Lombardia as a main goal of second half season?La Vuelta isn't suit for Thibaut because the weather is too hot.He can go to Le Tour for stage win and satisfy the requirement of the sponsorship.In fact,as long as Thibaut follow attacks from others ,he can win this mounment by using his sprint skills.A mounment title is more expensive than another podium of a GT,isn't it?
 
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Alpe-Thibaut said:
Tonton said:
It's a matter of when...

So why not change the plans and go to La Vuelta instead :) .

I'm drinking coffee, having the shakes right now. Whatever happens, it was a successful Giro. Now I want more...
Why not set Il Lombardia as a main goal of second half season?La Vuelta isn't suit for Thibaut because the weather is too hot.He can go to Le Tour for stage win and satisfy the requirement of the sponsorship.In fact,as long as Thibaut follow attacks from others ,he can win this mounment by using his sprint skills.A mounment title is more expensive than another podium of a GT,isn't it?

Yeah he can win it against the likes of Zakarin, Nibali, Pozzo and Quintana. But against Valverde, Rui Costa, Chaves, Alaphilippe?
 
Mr.White said:
Alpe-Thibaut said:
Tonton said:
It's a matter of when...

So why not change the plans and go to La Vuelta instead :) .

I'm drinking coffee, having the shakes right now. Whatever happens, it was a successful Giro. Now I want more...
Why not set Il Lombardia as a main goal of second half season?La Vuelta isn't suit for Thibaut because the weather is too hot.He can go to Le Tour for stage win and satisfy the requirement of the sponsorship.In fact,as long as Thibaut follow attacks from others ,he can win this mounment by using his sprint skills.A mounment title is more expensive than another podium of a GT,isn't it?

Yeah he can win it against the likes of Zakarin, Nibali, Pozzo and Quintana. But against Valverde, Rui Costa, Chaves, Alaphilippe?
He's beaten all of them before at Il Lombardia. I believe that this year they go back to the Comp route, which was too hard for Kwiat and Alaphilippe to excel in. In fact, he was beaten by the shark, not Bala or Chaves.
 
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Tonton said:
My celebration of stage 20 has just begun. What a HUGE win! Whatever happens happens tomorrow. I'll celebrate once again. Tonight, a bottle of Crianza from La Rioja, and a chorizo from Los Baños will highlight the evening. Hoping to somewhat bring magic. Skip the Tour Tibopino, go to the Vuelta. Enjoy the Crianza too: it's great!

FDJ got a ton of exposure from Il Giro: it actually makes sense to send Pinot to Spain business-wise. l'Equipe TV is breaking record audience, if Tibopino goes to Spain, they will go too. More exposure for FDJ.

It's a big day tomorrow. Of course, I want the Moon, but I don't want to be too greedy. Whatever happens happens.

Cheers my friends! :)

Hope he makes you proud today! :D