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Tyler Farrar

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blackcat said:
disagree. Hamilton was vaunted as the nicest guy in the peloton, and he turned out to be a psychopath.

Psychopath. Strong term. I get the part about illegal behaviour and inability to learn from past mistakes. Not sure Tyler meets the antisocial/sexual/aggressive part of the definition. A shame to associate him with this word, you can do better than that.

blackcat said:
again, the "riding in the gruppetto" argument. does not hold water. Sprinters still need help, they are not being paid to ride for classification. Conserve their enegry for the flat stages. Cav rides in the gruppetto, so he must be clean <eyes roll>

You really should read the entire post, not just pick out words that suit your needs. Yes, my point was that Farrar would have conserved considerable energy on these stages compared to GC riders. But I did not suggest that his inability to contest these stages indicates a clean profile. My point was that he might not be as taxed at the end of the tour as the riders on the podium. I am simply not jumping up and down at the thought of a 25 year old sprinter lining up for his 3rd GT in a year. Especially as he has only finished one of them thus far.
 
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pedaling squares said:
Psychopath. Strong term. I get the part about illegal behaviour and inability to learn from past mistakes. Not sure Tyler meets the antisocial/sexual/aggressive part of the definition. A shame to associate him with this word, you can do better than that.



You really should read the entire post, not just pick out words that suit your needs. Yes, my point was that Farrar would have conserved considerable energy on these stages compared to GC riders. But I did not suggest that his inability to contest these stages indicates a clean profile. My point was that he might not be as taxed at the end of the tour as the riders on the podium. I am simply not jumping up and down at the thought of a 25 year old sprinter lining up for his 3rd GT in a year. Especially as he has only finished one of them thus far.
pathological liar. No retraction or regret. No apology. How does that fit?

I concede the second part. Me manipulating and taking words out of context. My error. Apologise.
 
Dr. Maserati said:
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Even with the few Pro Tour riders I know, I would never say that they are not using PED's but there is nothing in particular that stands out in Farrars season to lead me to be overtly suspicious.

He was injured earlier in the season - IIRC MSR- rode just two weeks of the Giro but didnt race again until the Tour
I agree with the Doctor.

It would be different to me if he was riding for GC in the Grand Tours, but he is not.
 
Jul 22, 2009
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His hair is a bit wild. Looks like a doper. I wonder why JV couldn't see that coming. Or was he just pretending to be on the lookout for clues?
 
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usedtobefast said:
and that sums it up. his wild hair=doper...didn't he tint as well? a dead giveaway.:cool:

Sorry to say he's always looked that way. Except the earrings. That didn't happen until he went to Eurp.
 
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I highly doubt Farrar will finish the Vuelta. Robbie McEwen tried this in 2006 and got eliminated on the first stage that went uphill(the one where Janez Brajkovic finished 2nd to Danilo di Luca).
 
Takes his 3rd ENECO stage today, by a tyre width, from EBH.
Lovely stage. Rolling, plenty of attacks, even if a largish group got back together for the sprint.
No train to be seen.
Once again, the GC of the race will be decided by the ITT, so team mate Brad Wiggin's, must be in with a shout.