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  • not so slim and shady?
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  • Thought it was going to be the French one!
  • redvisionredvision Posts: 2,812
    Seems to be a lot of confusion over the team he is creating.

    I posted a link the other day to an article claiming he is not taking over tinkoff and starting a whole new team. This report suggests he will take over the tinkoff licence, contradicting that.

    At least we don't have long to wait, his press conference is tomorrow!

    I imagine it will cause quite a stir, him coming back in to the sport...
  • Bo DukeBo Duke Posts: 1,058
    Thought it was going to be the French one!
    Haha!! That was my immediate thought! Bet he can't stay away past the first couple of races.... :mrgreen:
    'Performance analysis and Froome not being clean was a media driven story. I haven’t heard one guy in the peloton say a negative thing about Froome, and I haven’t heard a single person in the peloton suggest Froome isn’t clean.' TSP
  • The_BoyThe_Boy Posts: 3,099
    Well he's still reading the boards, but whether or not he returns as an active poster remains to be seen.
    Team My Man 2018: David gaudu, Pierre Latour, Romain Bardet, Thibaut pinot, Alexandre Geniez, Florian Senechal, Warren Barguil, Benoit Cosnefroy
  • redvisionredvision Posts: 2,812
    Pretty underwhelming press conference from Mr Riis.
    Great to see ambition of a self sufficient team that isn't reliant upon sponsors though.
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 60,961 Lives Here
    How is a team self sufficient without sponsors?

    Riis is a great DS. Cycling is better when he's behind the wheel.
  • redvisionredvision Posts: 2,812
    How is a team self sufficient without sponsors?

    That's the big question.

    I guess he wants to change the current situation, that when a sponsor withdraws the team is vulnerable unless a new sponsorship is found.

    Whether or not this is possible we will have to wait and see.
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