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le tour this morning

June 26, 2021, 2:05 p.m.
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So, I wonder if that person holding the sign ended up getting thier ass beat?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bh5y1q-MDl0

Opinion is the lowest form of intelligence. It requires no accountability, no understanding.
The highest form of knowledge is empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live
in another's world. ~ Bill Bullard


 Last edited by: syncro on June 26, 2021, 2:07 p.m., edited 1 time in total.
June 26, 2021, 5:35 p.m.
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Apparently the organizers (ASO) are intending on suing her....

June 27, 2021, noon
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Mathieu Van Der Poel is just ridiculous.

June 27, 2021, 6:20 p.m.
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I am not one to watch this, but the few times I have over the past decade my only take-away was that a fan was going to cause a fucking pile-up.

June 28, 2021, 3:13 p.m.
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The first Day 1 crash is getting all the attention, but the second was even more spectacular. One of the UAE guys was very lucky to not have his head smash fully into a telephone pole, which probably would have killed him.

Posted by: Hepcat

Mathieu Van Der Poel is just ridiculous.

That was an impressive ride.

July 7, 2021, 3:53 p.m.
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Will Cavendish tie, or beat, Merckx's record?  Great storyline for the Tour's PR dept.  It has been nice to see a less cocky than his hey-day Cavendish truly appreciating his wins, and the team supporting him.

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