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    Re: 2018 Tour de France

    Did you see this guy literally flipping out at the Tour?
    https://amp.businessinsider.com/rand...peloton-2018-7
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    Re: 2018 Tour de France

    I'm surprised the cops did not find him and issue a ticket! Kinda cool .

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    Re: 2018 Tour de France

    #10 in the 1st of the Mts. with 98.5 miles after the rest day.Froome gets a flat but is back in the peloton quickly at 40 miles to go. At 24.8 tp go leaders have a 6:50 lead over the peloton. 18 to go Team Sky leads the peloton in an effort to bring Froome closer to the leaders but it turns out the VanAvermaet [ himself said that he will be out of yellow today]is still out - way out - -ahead of the pack!!! Alaphilippe goes off the front over the last Mt.and wins the stage.l/ 2nd on thew day was Izaguirre 3rd Tearamae.
    Yellow - VanAvarmaet and extends his lead over Froome and others to the surprise of all the announcers. He is 1st in the GC and 1st in the King od the Mountain jersey as well 2nd Gearing thomas also of team Sky Froome lost time and is now 3:21 back.

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    Re: 2018 Tour de France

    Quote Originally Posted by rxleakem View Post
    Did you see this guy literally flipping out at the Tour?
    https://amp.businessinsider.com/rand...peloton-2018-7
    Darn, I missed that! What a hoot! We did watch it last night, though, and it was a gutsy ride by VanAvermaet to keep the yellow jersey.
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    Re: 2018 Tour de France

    Avernaet also kept many other in the surprise area.

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    Re: 2018 Tour de France

    Day #11 67.4 miles of it seems mostly uphill or steep decents!. At 54 miles to go, 7 are in the lead with the Peloton 4 1/2 min. back.
    at 40 miles to go,3 leaders a 2nd pack of 26 and the peloton 6:34 back. Are they waiting too long to try to chase?
    Movistar pushes the pace to try to put team Sky in their place. Valverde goes put on a push on the 4000 foot decent. Peloton now 3 min. back. 3.1 miles to go Geraint Thomas drops the hammer to try to catch the leader of the race and does to win the stage and put him in the Yellow jersey of the T D F race! Froome ,not wanting to catch his teammate, holds back for a while and then goes out to finish a drag race at the line to take 3rd on the day but 2nd overall now! Froome is 1:25 back of Thomas with another steep mt. finish on thur.
    A hint of how hard today was showed when the 3 highly rated sprinters were dropped out of the Tour because they finished outside of the time limit of today. They were Cavendish +1 hour 5 min. Renshaw +4 min. and Kittle +42 min

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