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GravitySucks 12 Jun 2019
subtle 12 Jun 2019
In reply to GravitySucks:

Shame for Froome, hope he recovers - but great opportunity for G

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abr1966 12 Jun 2019
In reply to GravitySucks:

Bloody hell that is serious! I haven't really been following the Dauphine. I know he's not the best bike handler but he usually avoids crashes like that...

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Tony Jones 12 Jun 2019
In reply to abr1966:

It happened during a recon rather than the race too. A nasty accident, I hope he recovers quickly and fully.

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abr1966 12 Jun 2019
In reply to Tony Jones:

Yep....just been reading that on cycling news....

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Wanderer100 12 Jun 2019
In reply to subtle:

It's a nasty accident at the worst possible time for Froome and Ineos. But Froomes misfortune will be someone else's opportunity, maybe GT will get another crack at the Yellow jersey but who knows what his form is like.  He will be well rested at the very least.

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Wanderer100 12 Jun 2019
In reply to Wanderer100:

A terrible trio of injuries.

Marianne Vos out of the Women's Tour of Britain as well. 

Women's Tour: Jolien D'Hoore claims second win as race leader Marianne Vos is forced to retire - http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/48613504

Froome out of Tour de France after fracturing femur, elbow and ribs in high-speed crash - http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/48612884

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elsewhere 12 Jun 2019
In reply to GravitySucks:

Sounds awful. Hopefully not career ending.

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becauseitsthere 12 Jun 2019
In reply to GravitySucks:

Such a shame. Femur a really nasty injury. Am sure he'll have the best possible rehab. Will be interesting to see how quickly a top Pro can recover from that. 

Hopefully opens the tdf right up. 

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Rog Wilko 13 Jun 2019
In reply to GravitySucks:

It is said he was riding no hands in order to blow his nose. Since when did a bike racer need either a handkerchief or two hands to do that?

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subtle 13 Jun 2019
In reply to Rog Wilko:

> It is said he was riding no hands in order to blow his nose. Since when did a bike racer need either a handkerchief or two hands to do that?

One with a big booger up his nose?

Sorry.

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Rigid Raider 13 Jun 2019
In reply to GravitySucks:

There's a video doing the rounds that was taken a few seconds before the crash where Froomey is taking off a jacket and handing it to a car (or donning it - not sure) and somebody says "don't take any risks Chris!" 

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Wanderer100 13 Jun 2019
In reply to Rigid Raider:

> There's a video doing the rounds that was taken a few seconds before the crash where Froomey is taking off a jacket and handing it to a car (or donning it - not sure) and somebody says "don't take any risks Chris!" 

He was trying to put it on but the jacket, being so light weight, was being blown around and although he got one arm in the wind was blowing the jacket round and he abandoned trying to get it on. I saw this happen a couple of times during the Giro and it's a very risky manoeuvre if it's wet and or windy. 

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Wanderer100 13 Jun 2019
In reply to GravitySucks:

I see Chris Froome has been awarded the Vuelta title from 2011 when he finished 2nd to Cobo who has had the title stripped due to doping.

2011 Vuelta champion Juan Jose Cobo found guilty of doping - http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/48628289

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GrahamD 14 Jun 2019
In reply to Wanderer100:

Not yet - still time for an appeal.  I don't suppose its a huge comfort to him right now, though !

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GravitySucks 18 Jun 2019
In reply to GravitySucks:

I guess it's up to Egan then ....

http://live.cyclingnews.com/

Or Mikal .... ;-(

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