For Froome The Bell Tolls

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  1. Sphgmo

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    Did you see the report in the Daily Mail that officials of the Tour de France have, allegedly, banned Chris Froome from sleeping in his "campervan" as it would give him an "unfair advantage".
    They claim that it would amount to "unfair competition" because he would be getting a peaceful night's sleep. (should have been on some of the campsites that we have stayed on)
    He has been told that he must sleep in hotels instead.
    The International Cycling Union claim that a long, peaceful sleep in his own bed would give him an unfair advantage the next morning over other cyclists forced to toss and turn in uncomfortable beds in noisy hotels (according to the Brussels newspaper Het Nieuwsblad.)
     
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    Thanks- did not spot that one !!!
     
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    But you get five stars for your title!
     
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    I thought that "no more porte-a-cabin" on a cycling forum won the day.
     
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    I would just like to make sure, absolutely sure, that folk know that the report I quoted in that earlier thread was from the Guardian and NOT, repeat NOT, from the Daily Pail... ;)

    And I agree... a top title by Mr Sphgmo.

    JJ :cool:
     
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