The Olympics ! (spoilers etc..)

Discussion in 'Pro Cycling (Road and Track Racing)' started by thom, 19 Jul 2012.

  1. thom

    thom ____

    The Borough
    Kenny gets the nod over Sir Chris Hoy for the sprint
    Chris Hoy for the Keirin
  2. Mad Doug Biker

    Mad Doug Biker Bikeoholics Anonymous

    Craggy Island
    Patrick Lawino Patrick Lawino
    He'll probably come last but who really cares?
    Patrick Lawino Patrick Lawino!!

    I'll get me coat.
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  3. BigGee

    BigGee Senior Member

    North East London
    This is a hugh shame, Chris Hoy, one of the great olympians really did deserve to defend his title. I am a hugh fan and I have the sneaky feeling that he would have been better placed to beat Bauge, who would have been racing against the aura as well as the man.

    Having said that, you can't deny that Kenny deserves to be there as well. Who would have wanted to be the selectors in this case, so you can't blame them either. The problem here is that the system is wrong, whoever becomes the olympic champion won't have had to race against all the best riders. It does have the potential to devalue the medal a little!
  4. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    I agree Bauge will be happy not to have CH as an opponent. Changing the rules so that only one man can represent GB, and other countries, in these games certainly means that the podium will not have the best three sprinters standing on the steps!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  5. Shadow

    Shadow Veteran

    Yes, you're probably right, but wouldn't it be great if he didn't!!
    (He must be London's version of the 'Snow Leopard' from 2010's winter limpix).
  6. LosingFocus

    LosingFocus Lost it, got it again.

    Can I ask, why do you feel the need to do this ^ at the end of every post you put on here?
  7. Mad Doug Biker

    Mad Doug Biker Bikeoholics Anonymous

    Craggy Island
    Or what's whatsisname, Eric The Eel, or Eddie The Eagle, or..... or....
  8. Noodley

    Noodley Guest

    Chris Hoy is to carry the Union flag in the opening ceremony.
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  9. Mad Doug Biker

    Mad Doug Biker Bikeoholics Anonymous

    Craggy Island
    Redgrave to light the cauldron then, surely? People are talking of Daley, but he doesn't even come close IMHO.
  10. OP

    thom ____

    The Borough
  11. lordloveaduck

    lordloveaduck Well-Known Member

  12. BrumJim

    BrumJim Poster

    Is this a real piece of journalism, or a Daily Mash-esque skit? Please tell me.
    Wife has tickets for week today. Got to carry on being nice to her so that she takes me too....
  13. Noodley

    Noodley Guest

    Makes sense to me, I might strap a few hot wattle bottles to the inside of my tracksuit pants before I next race on the track...
  14. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    WR for Pendleton and Varnish in qualifying!!!!
  15. buddha

    buddha Veteran

    Can we pool together enough cash to get Hugh Porter some spectacles?
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