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O'Grady back on the bike

Discussion in 'Pro Cycling (Road and Track Racing)' started by rustychisel, 27 Aug 2007.

  1. rustychisel

    rustychisel Well-Known Member

    as in the topic, I suppose.

    Had an email from O'Grady saying his first ride since THE CRASH was Thursday, and it was a BIG relief just to be able to get back on the bike.

    Good news, eh? Apparently the family is on their way back to Oz for r 'n r; some of you might remember his post-crash theory he'd be back on the bike for the Vuelta and the Worlds... I thought at the time 'not likely, sport'.

    Let's see him come back rejuvinated for '08.

    [also posted on BikeRadar]
     
  2. Tetedelacourse

    Tetedelacourse New Member

    Location:
    Rosyth
    That's good news, characters like him are needed more than ever at the minute.
     
  3. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    That's the best news I've heard for a while, let's hope his full mobility and fitness return quickly so that at least he's completely ready for the Tour Down Under in January. Although he doesn't always take part in that but you never know he may next year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  4. Welcome back Stuey - good on yer, mate.
     
  5. Tim Bennet.

    Tim Bennet. Entirely Average Member

    Location:
    S of Kendal
    That's good news.

    When you see an Aussie like Stuey, it reminds us that it wasn't just our scum we transported down under.

    But generally . . . .
     
  6. OP
    OP
    rustychisel

    rustychisel Well-Known Member

    That's right. They left some of you behind!!!

    This message brought to you from the free settler founded colony of South Australia.
     
  7. rikki

    rikki Veteran

    Here! Here!
     
  8. Tim Bennet.

    Tim Bennet. Entirely Average Member

    Location:
    S of Kendal
    Touché!
     
  9. Wha ? Where's this anti-Aussie stuff from ?

    Personally I love Robbie McEwan, Stuey O'Grady, Baden Cooke, etc being spectacular sprinters, interesting personalities (i.e. nutters !) and almost PC-unquotable in TV interviews.

    Cadel Evans isn't quote in the same league, unfortunately - so self-deprecating as to be almost dull by contrast...
     
  10. rikki

    rikki Veteran

    Robbie's mouth is in a league of its own.

    He used to pi$$ Lance off, probably for not appearing to take things seriously.
     
  11. Which just has to be a good thing ! ;)
     
  12. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    McEwen is not unlike Armstrong in some ways, when he sees the line ahead he's a killer and to me that's not a bad thing to be!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  13. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Go for it BJB, hope you are now recovered and I'm sure with patience and hard work the form will return!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!