Froome

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  1. LongTimeeer

    LongTimeeer New Member

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    I understand about power to weight and being as lean as possible, especially for climbers, but Froome looks awful.

    Anorexic and skeletal come to mind.

    Never noticed this to the same degree with past riders like Indurain, Lance, Merckx, etc.

    Froome, to be blunt, just looks sick and unhealthy. Not a very positive image for cycling.
     
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  2. alienator

    alienator Well-Known Member

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    He looks positively corpulent compared to the Chicken, i.e. Michael Rasmussen: [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. LongTimeeer

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    geez... makes Spartacus look like a football linebacker
     
  4. limerickman

    limerickman Moderator

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    I also notice that when Froome is riding, he spends an inordinate amount of time looking at his powerometer (on his handle bars).
     
  5. steve

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    As good as he is, he's very ugly on the bike
     
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    He's not the most fluent rider. For a man who seems to take the science aspect of the sport so seriously I would have thought that Froome would have worked on that aspect of his performance.
     
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    If the science says, however, that what he is doing is working, how it looks doesn't matter.
     
  8. limerickman

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    That's true. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
     
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