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Tour de France 2015

Should be fun again.

posted on 28/7/15

I think the problem jedward isnt that Froome is British, any rider of any nationality would have got the same abuse had the fans thought he was cheating and its paranoia to suggest otherwise, the problem is that in an era where times are getting slower going up mountains due to the smaller amount of doping, Froome is getting faster.

I know that science and times move on but not to that extent and not that quickly. As a cycling fan of many years it makes me enormously suspicious.

What Froome did to Quintana on the first big mountain stage was almost impossible to believe. Quintana is the best climber in the world , in form too,and Froome should not have been able to do that and yet he did.

Cycling is all about form and Nibali was not in form at the start of the race but gradually grew into it and Contador will have learned that you cant win the tour after doing the Giro but Quintana was bang in form.

What i saw Quintana do later in the race was exactly what i expected so the question is just how did Froome do what he did on that first mountain stage against a guy who is a better pure climber than him? Porte finished 2nd i think and Thomas was 4th or 5th too. The whole performance of Sky on that stage looked like classic doping.

I hope i am wrong and its a shame for Froome if he is clean as he seems a genuinely nice guy but what i have seen from him suggests he isnt.

posted on 28/7/15

comment by Cal Neva (U11544)
posted 1 week, 6 days ago
Mig was a bit of a freak of nature.Was he cheating? I don't know maybe I'm being naive but I tend to think the truth comes out eventually.
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i would be utterly astonished if he wasnt. It was the height of the doping era. I think he was just lucky not to get caught.

posted on 28/7/15

comment by Andandanderson (U7309)
posted 1 week, 1 day ago
LEEDSTILLIDIE! (U9898)

So you really think that Sky and Rupert Murdoch would employ a bunch of dopers?I think Rupert Murdocj is an amoral fascist who would probably do absolutely anything if he thought it would make him money. We saw that with the news of the world.
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posted on 28/7/15

Bravo Fraziel! Great posts.

posted on 28/7/15

When people in the know start coming out and saying Froome has doped I'll change my mind.

posted on 28/7/15

Who counts as "in the know"?

posted on 28/7/15

People with first hand knowledge of what is happening within a team or an individual rider.

posted on 29/7/15

So not Antoine Vayer, Ross Tucker or Kimmage?

posted on 29/7/15

Hahaha The Paralysis of Analysis oh dear

Antoine Vayer

The press conference organized by his Sky team was a manipulative attempt to model to sow confusion and to believe in miracles. Watts, trap com '. Froome would only developed 5.75 watts per kilogram (W / kg) at the Pierre-Saint-Martin, aberrant figure comes to pasture by its staff. It would therefore have lower physical abilities to those of those he fights, not less. That's it! The SRM sensor overestimate its power by 6% due to its egg-shaped pedal. Chris Froome, with 5.85 w / kg real, should have ended at 434 watts standards in Alpe d'Huez, following the logic "Sky" of 6% overestimate. He should have beat Quintana, as at the Pierre-Saint-Martin. But he finished in 1 minute 20 seconds behind.

And if my aunt had balls she'd be me uncle
what a sad loser

posted on 29/7/15

All these arguments are pointless.

Until it is fact then people will either believe or not.

Basically you either think team sky and froome are the greatest of All time and these small differences are just hard work and graft that have made them/him as good as all the dopers of the past.

Or you believe in miracles.

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