Tour de France 2019

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  1. blueinsa

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    Agree.

    Just far too long a distance for a stage.

    As a spectacle well.........it wasn’t one.
     
  2. Jacob Smith

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    Crash involving Ineos, not watching so not 100% sure on the details but just read Thomas went down but is working his way through the convoy & Moscon’s bike is in two pieces so must have been a bad one
     
  3. blueinsa

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    What a stage that was.

    Chapeau! to them all.

    The sight of a Dogma F12 broken in half had me in tears as well ;-)
     
  4. cptaidan88

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    Probably some of their top brass too.

    Alaphillippe looking good at the minute, but I think GT would have gone with him had he not had been involved in the accident.
     
  5. blueinsa

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    I think Ineos can cover it lol.

    Alaphillippe looked incredible again but as you say, GT is looking plenty strong enough and the way he got back on today was huge and come the land days in the mountains i expect him to really stamp his authority, coupled with the sheer strength of the team behind him.

    Just needs some look now and to keep away from incidents.
     
  6. discopop

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    Just caught up that stage was made for for Alaphillippe but to see a breakaway lad take it really is something to behold, proper stage that. As for me another 50 in and 3000 ft climbing and 3 rather great beers in and around Dieppe. Job done
     
  7. discopop

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    Scenery aside which was pretty nice, another duff day with the peloton taking the day off
     
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  8. chesterbells

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    Odd that the first rest day this year is Tuesday, not the usual Monday - anyone know why?
     
  9. johnnytapia

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    Bastille Day is a public holiday but fell on a Sunday this year so tomorrow will be a public holiday. Le Tour want biggest crowds possible, ergo, rest day put back a day.
     
  10. chesterbells

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    Ah, ok, appreciate that, thanks
     

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