David Millar

Discussion in 'Pro Cycling (Road and Track Racing)' started by Keith Oates, 6 Aug 2007.

  1. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    is this years British Road Race Champion after what seemed to be a hard race yesterday in Wales. I'm glad he's got the title to show that all the media cover he gets in the UK is justified!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  2. Flying_Monkey

    Flying_Monkey Toll Collector on the Road to Nowhere

    Let's not forget second-placed Daniel Lloyd, who had just narrowly missed winning the difficult Tour of Qinghai Lake by 1 second...

    And on the same day Mark Cavendish gets the final stage and the points jersey in the Tour of Denmark...

    British cycling seems finally to be coming into a healthy period.
  3. OP
    Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    You're right FM, I didn't know about Mark Cavendish but I should have remembered Daniel Lloyd at Qinghai. The sun is beginning to shine!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  4. peejay78

    peejay78 Well-Known Member

    good ride by millar, judging by the reports he showed his class over a strong and ambitious field.
  5. giant man

    giant man New Member

    Essex innit?
    I am not that impressed with Millar after the tour have to say. That, and the fact that one of his team mates was found out just last week with the drugs thing, and of course he didn't know anything about it, come on man, just once be straight with the public and people in the sport. I still don't think he is as clean as he claims.

    Ah you might say but he came out and declared he was using EPO three years ago with a two year ban, it does nothing to restore my faith in him as a pro rider or a human being. I don't think he should have been given a second chance.
  6. skwerl

    skwerl New Member

    There's something about Millar I don't like. Apart from the obvious hypocrisy he just annoys me when I see him talking on TV. Not sure why
  7. zimzum42

    zimzum42 Legendary Member

    And my Mum fancies him after all his interviews at the TdF this year!
  8. skwerl

    skwerl New Member

    well if your mum fancies him I definitely hate him
  9. zimzum42

    zimzum42 Legendary Member

  10. Oh I dunno.

    He was interviewed after the second ITT in the Tour, when two tubulars had exploded on him in the first 500yds of the stage.
    Even interviewed at the end of the stage, he was obviously still more than a little peed off, because presumably he'd been fancying that he'd had a chance of winning it, that far into the Tour with Vino now out and most people except the top few on GC now content simply to get to Paris.

    After the ITV interview finished, the next interviewer was a woman with quite a strong foreign accent.
    She said something like 'David, when you had your puncture, you seemed very angry'
    'Oh did I ?' he said with heavy sarcasm...

    Someone who answers idiot questions like that goes up in my opinion. :rolleyes:
  11. Chuffy

    Chuffy Veteran

    I've said it before and I'll say it again. I like Millar, he's a good chap trying his best to make amends for his screw-ups. And he's damn funny.

    So, Zimmers. Got any pictures of your mum? :rolleyes:
  12. zimzum42

    zimzum42 Legendary Member

    I do, thanks.
  13. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    well if your mum fancies him I definitely hate him[/QUOTE]

    Why? What's wrong with ZZs mum?
  14. zimzum42

    zimzum42 Legendary Member

    that's what i wondered.......
  15. Cathryn

    Cathryn California Correspondant

    I fancy him actually. But not as much as I fancy Tom Boonen!! Grrrrr...
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