• the magic of le’ Tour

    by  • July 6, 2008 • too random • 4 Comments

    godlike.jpgfrench icons swashbuckle at the front, and behind.  moreau, chavanal, voekler … taunting ‘des jeux.

    the sprint train, once Boonen’s now Bettini builds steam, rages, redeems  …

    then Fabian’s swiss missile attack. improbable, impossible … but twice.

    Valverde, still there, golden when sprint comes to sight, another … another

    uphill stage for Spain? But the god of thunder’s blinding rush and ominous Kirchen’s gathering speed overtake, but not dislodge.

    a Tour for afficianados.

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    4 Responses to the magic of le’ Tour

    1. MoBikeBike
      July 6, 2008 at

      Hey Michael,
      Put “SPOILER ALERT” in your headline! I was checking out your site for the lastest of Leesville Gap and oops! found out the winner of Stage 2. Just kidding! Have a great day ;-)

    2. ippoc amic
      July 6, 2008 at

      good finish for Thor…must be that homemade Nordic food
      in the campervan

    3. July 6, 2008 at

      I think this time the Frenchies got it right, by dropping the prologue schmologue. Boring 2 miles anyway.

    4. russellp
      July 6, 2008 at

      A good fight to the finish, thanks to the breaks. Especially satisfying to see Valverde swashbuckling right up to the end: it may not make any tactical sense, but it harkens to a different era for a genuine GC contender to be up front jockeying for position even in a sprint finish.

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