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PostPosted: Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:10 pm 
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A true inspiration and will be sadly missed - poignant for a few reasons - some of them personal.

RIP L.Fignon.


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cchris2lou wrote:


what happens at the end of the video?


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kaiser wrote:
cchris2lou wrote:


what happens at the end of the video?


the tv presenter tells Fignon that he will have his place next year on the TDF but then Fignon just collapses in tears . he must have known he would not be there .


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AndyPA wrote:
O dear one of my all time schoolboy heros sad sad news a real trier and character.Bob Maitland a local cycling legend also passed away this week :cry:


Off topic but a real shame also - Bob was the president of Concorde Road CC which I was a member of in my teens. Very weird as I looked them up today after many years.

RIP Also.


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WHAT?! Bloody hell, I didn't even know he was ill. Oh very bugger.


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Lovely tribute from Robert Millar on cyclingnews.com:

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/robert- ... ent-fignon


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a true cycling great he will be missed


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Concurred,...RIP, Le Prof.


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Ride In Peace Professor :(


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