Do have to say..

Discussion in 'Pro Cycling (Road and Track Racing)' started by yenrod, 30 Jun 2008.

  1. yenrod

    yenrod Guest

    Am looking forward to the 2008 TdF ! :angry:
  2. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    I strongly suspect you're not alone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  3. Sh4rkyBloke

    Sh4rkyBloke Jaffa Cake monster

    Manchester, UK
    And then there were three... :smile::biggrin:

    I keep seeing the Channel 4 advert for it and it ends with 'Coming Soon'... grrrr. :smile:
  4. ComedyPilot

    ComedyPilot Secret Lemonade Drinker

    I have cleaned out my Sky+ box, ready for 5 hours a day of other people suffering. Then will burn it to DVD. Excellent.
  5. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    can't wait. hope itv are doing coverage.

    edit: they are!
  6. mondobongo

    mondobongo Über Member

    What a transfer this would be Phil Ligget and Co to Eurosport for 5 hours+ coverage a day. Duffers and Kelly to ITV 3 absolutely fantastic he has 30 mins to talk about cheese.
  7. Ludwig

    Ludwig Hopeless romantic

    The Tour is very much in the last chance saloon. Any more drug busts and the sponsors, TV companies and public will say enough is enough and drift away. Most of the riders are almost complete nonentities as so many have been busted and kicked out. It is a crying shame when you think of all the household names back in the 80's. I hope the event and pro bike riding can clean up its act .
  8. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

    Me too. ASO do do a good job, don't they.

    Really know how to organise a top sporting event. I know they have their detractors, but they get the job done.
  9. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Me too!

    Don't have a TV (personal choice) but managed to see Giro d'Italia via a link on the net. That link is no longer available, but am being lent a TV just for the Tour (and then for the Vuelta). :tongue:
  10. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

    Incidentally, am I right in thinking that there are just two Brits - Cav and Millar - starting?

    And they are both bloody foreigners anyway!

  11. OP

    yenrod Guest

    If its like last year then...
  12. andyoxon

    andyoxon Veteran

    Has Le Tour de Farce started then..? :evil:
  13. Noodley

    Noodley Guest

    OK, the Tour has started.

    Here's a quote:
    "Some of our riders think nothing of doping. We cannot reproach strongly enough similar enough procedures, which run so counter to our idea of sport...our condemnation is aimed less at the riders who drug themselves than at the managers, and above all certain doctors..."

    Which Tour does this quote come from? Given that there have been a few "I have given up on cycling because of recent doping" comments perhaps to find out this came from the Tour of...<no, go on have a guess> I'll give the answer if nobody has guessed by midnight or 5 guesses, whichever is first. And since this is not Cafe it'll probably be by midnight :evil:
  14. mondobongo

    mondobongo Über Member

  15. Noodley

    Noodley Guest

    That would be correct, if the question was "Guess which year I was born?" :evil:
    But not correct for the quote - I can see why you guessed it, so good guess!
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