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TDF 2020 - Stage 7 Millau - Lavaur 168 km *Spoilers*

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  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 11,098
    TdG in sight of the bunch
    "If I was a 38 year old man, I definitely wouldn't be riding a bright yellow bike with Hello Kitty disc wheels, put it that way. What we're witnessing here is the world's most high profile mid-life crisis" Afx237vi Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:43 pm
  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 11,098

    But the tour tracker says 44.8 kph which is only 9%

    Might be a Kirby mistake
    "If I was a 38 year old man, I definitely wouldn't be riding a bright yellow bike with Hello Kitty disc wheels, put it that way. What we're witnessing here is the world's most high profile mid-life crisis" Afx237vi Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:43 pm
  • ProssPross Posts: 31,643
    There was a stage like this (possibly a mountain stage) last year or the year before where it went nuts from the gun to get everyone excited and then fizzled out to nothing.

    May have spoken too soon let's hope so!
  • DeadCalmDeadCalm Posts: 3,853
    Even if there is wind, who is strong enough to force a split?
    Team My Man 2022:

    Antwan Tolhoek, Sam Oomen, Tom Dumoulin, Thymen Arensman, Remco Evenepoel, Benoît Cosnefroy, Tom Pidcock, Mark Cavendish, Romain Bardet
  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 11,098
    Oufff
    "If I was a 38 year old man, I definitely wouldn't be riding a bright yellow bike with Hello Kitty disc wheels, put it that way. What we're witnessing here is the world's most high profile mid-life crisis" Afx237vi Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:43 pm
  • I still get the impression most of them really C.B.A. Teams are sending riders out, as a ‘breakaway’ who are only ever going to get mullered. No one ( G.C. talking ) is going for the kill.
  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 11,098
    It's happening
    "If I was a 38 year old man, I definitely wouldn't be riding a bright yellow bike with Hello Kitty disc wheels, put it that way. What we're witnessing here is the world's most high profile mid-life crisis" Afx237vi Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:43 pm
  • Kerrpow from Kwiato
    "Science is a tool for cheaters". An anonymous French PE teacher.
  • ProssPross Posts: 31,643
    Here we go, not sure Ineos have the firepower without Rowe though.
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 61,010 Lives Here
    Amador dropped along with van barle.

    Renaat (HE'S BACK ON THE MOTO) is getting *very* excited.
  • Several gaps in the front group already
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 61,010 Lives Here
    Gesink mate. Come on. Echelon #3. FFS.
  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 11,098
    Yates following Sagan
    "If I was a 38 year old man, I definitely wouldn't be riding a bright yellow bike with Hello Kitty disc wheels, put it that way. What we're witnessing here is the world's most high profile mid-life crisis" Afx237vi Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:43 pm
  • ProssPross Posts: 31,643
    Yates stupidly doing his usual trick of sitting at the back meaning JA is nailing it but he's managed to move up.
  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 11,098
    Group split
    "If I was a 38 year old man, I definitely wouldn't be riding a bright yellow bike with Hello Kitty disc wheels, put it that way. What we're witnessing here is the world's most high profile mid-life crisis" Afx237vi Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:43 pm
  • ProssPross Posts: 31,643
    And it's split
  • As predicted Buchmann all alone
    "Science is a tool for cheaters". An anonymous French PE teacher.
  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 11,098
    3 echelons . Sagan up front Yates up front . Roglic up front
    "If I was a 38 year old man, I definitely wouldn't be riding a bright yellow bike with Hello Kitty disc wheels, put it that way. What we're witnessing here is the world's most high profile mid-life crisis" Afx237vi Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:43 pm
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 61,010 Lives Here
    25 seconds between group 1 and 2.
  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 11,098
    Bernal front
    "If I was a 38 year old man, I definitely wouldn't be riding a bright yellow bike with Hello Kitty disc wheels, put it that way. What we're witnessing here is the world's most high profile mid-life crisis" Afx237vi Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:43 pm
  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 11,098
    Martin pinot front group
    "If I was a 38 year old man, I definitely wouldn't be riding a bright yellow bike with Hello Kitty disc wheels, put it that way. What we're witnessing here is the world's most high profile mid-life crisis" Afx237vi Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:43 pm
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 61,010 Lives Here
    Bernal flexing with eating whilst riding ahead of an echelon...
  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 11,098
    Pogacar not in front group tour over
    "If I was a 38 year old man, I definitely wouldn't be riding a bright yellow bike with Hello Kitty disc wheels, put it that way. What we're witnessing here is the world's most high profile mid-life crisis" Afx237vi Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:43 pm
  • ProssPross Posts: 31,643
    Pogacar misses the front group. No other obvious omissions.
  • Gesink must have been given the first week off. First of the Jumbos to go backwards in every big moment so far.
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 61,010 Lives Here
    Mollema caught behind.
  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 11,098
    Trientin caught out! Even better for Sagan
    "If I was a 38 year old man, I definitely wouldn't be riding a bright yellow bike with Hello Kitty disc wheels, put it that way. What we're witnessing here is the world's most high profile mid-life crisis" Afx237vi Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:43 pm
  • ProssPross Posts: 31,643
    Not much support for Bernal if he gets a problem now.
  • DeadCalmDeadCalm Posts: 3,853
    Pogacar and Landa caught out.
    Team My Man 2022:

    Antwan Tolhoek, Sam Oomen, Tom Dumoulin, Thymen Arensman, Remco Evenepoel, Benoît Cosnefroy, Tom Pidcock, Mark Cavendish, Romain Bardet
  • ProssPross Posts: 31,643
    Porte also dropped.
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