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RIP Laurent Fignon.


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Gone 1 year but never forgotten! My proudest possesion of the great one.

 

On the road to a win in La Plagne in yellow 17 July 1984 Stage 18 TDF!!

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I remember an article in one of the cycling mags in '89 with extensive analysis of why Lemond was faster in the TT. Fignon's hair was a major contributer as I recall .....

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Sad. So there is no relation to how fit you are and living living longer than normal person who does not exercise.

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Sad. So there is no relation to how fit you are and living living longer than normal person who does not exercise.

 

Beyond super fit you are just abusing your body. I don't think doing a grand tour is doing your health any favours, and who knows what unsophisticated drugs were being used in those days. Fignon did admit to using amphetamines in his biography. He is still one of my heroes though.

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R.I.P, condolences to his family. A great loss for the cycling community.

 

May he cycle the Tour de Clouds in peace

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this is sad indeed... but so moving to see the recognition and admiration. what amuses me is the time you guys started this THREAD... don't you lot sleep?

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OMG... what a huge loss....... couldn't he have taken LA instead

What a pathetic comment from you Morpheus. Wishing ill or evil or death on someone is not good.

 

edit - Apology noted..........tried deleting my post......unable to.

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