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Posted on 07/04/2009 8:09:14 AM PDT by Mom MD
Today is day one! Armstrong riding. Astana is back! Predictions? Other comments? Does someone have the ping list from last year?
The walrus sings at midnight.
TDF = Tour de France. Big professional bike race. (the biggest)
Best of luck to the Texan.
ARmstrong already in the house with 20:12, 3rd place, :10 seconds back of another American, Levi something.
I wish he hadn’t done this. I dont think he has it in him to place well, and I dont want to see him turn his great career into a laughingstock (ala Brett Favre) We’ll see how it turns out.
Levi Leipheimer. One of the good guys.
John has a long mustache.
Broke his collar bone as you know back in march. He may have some struggles in the mountains.
I don’t expect him to win, but probably will end up in the top 10 if the lack of training due to injury doesn’t hurt him and he drops out.
Love to see the Red White and Blue back up on the stage in Paris. That would really torch some arses there.
See replies up thread. Biggest professional bicycle race in the world. Lance Armstrong attempting a comeback. Astana = best team in the world, banned from the race last year due to antics of some team members the year before (not the ones riding this year) Wide open race, looks exciting this year (if you are a fan of course, if not it is like watching paint dry!)
You got that right. I am also pulling for Contador. It was a shame he got aced out of the tour last year, and I think he will have something to say about it this year. I am expecting fireworks on the course!
I would love to see him do well enough to ruin the day for the French - we will see what happens. The collarbone injury is a painful one - my husband did that on is bike several years ago. Hopefully the plate they put in will speed healing.
Wide open race, looks exciting this year (if you are a fan of course, if not it is like watching paint dry!)
OK, you understand.
Well, I’m gearing up for an SDR test on MABAS, but that wouldn’t make a good headline, either. Thanks for the clarification.
Haven’t watch the tour in a few years since Lance’s departure. Started watching because of Greg Lemond and I was getting into cycling. He could have won more than 3 if he didn’t have to support Bernard Hinault.
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