Wiggo hit by van

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby natrix » Thu Nov 08, 2012 13:09 pm

Am I the only one making the link between Wiggo's effigy being burnt on the Lewes bonfire and him being knocked off his bike?? Seems like voodoo to me :twisted: :twisted:

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby steerpike » Thu Nov 08, 2012 13:11 pm

I'm hearing that he lost both 'burns in the accident? Can anyone substantiate? I'm assuming they can be re-grafted?

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby oneof1982 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 13:15 pm

Beat you to it on the vooddooo call.
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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby Beatmaker » Thu Nov 08, 2012 13:41 pm

Bloody hell, Shane Sutton has been in an accident today as well. In hospital with bleeding t the brain.

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby Richmond Racer » Thu Nov 08, 2012 13:42 pm

Beatmaker wrote:Bloody hell, Shane Sutton has been in an accident today as well. In hospital with bleeding t the brain.


WTF? :o

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby PeteMadoc » Thu Nov 08, 2012 13:45 pm

“British Cycling has confirmed that Shane Sutton, Head Coach for the GB Cycling Team, was involved in an incident this morning on the A6 near Levenshulme in Manchester. Shane was taken into hospital where it was identified he has suffered bruising and bleeding on the brain. Shane was wearing a helmet. He is set to undergo more tests, and is likely to stay in hospital for the next few days.


From the British cycling website

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby Graeme_S » Thu Nov 08, 2012 14:43 pm

Nice to see Wiggo's fully adjusted to life in the media spotlight:

https://twitter.com/TelegraphSport/stat ... 68/photo/1

Not that I blame him mind.

Hope he and Shane Sutton both heal up quickly.

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby Richmond Racer » Thu Nov 08, 2012 14:46 pm

Graeme_S wrote:Nice to see Wiggo's fully adjusted to life in the media spotlight:

https://twitter.com/TelegraphSport/stat ... 68/photo/1

Not that I blame him mind.

Hope he and Shane Sutton both heal up quickly.



Am laughing so much I can hardly type... :lol:


You wouldnt get such behaviour with that nice polite courteous Froome, now 8)
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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby frenchfighter » Thu Nov 08, 2012 14:49 pm

5 pages on this already. Wow.

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Another witness, truck driver Barry Blacklidge, told the Sun: "I could see a pushbike, like a mountain bike...
LOL
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/no ... -collision
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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby Richmond Racer » Thu Nov 08, 2012 14:51 pm

Nice touch, Frenchie :)

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby Slim Boy Fat » Thu Nov 08, 2012 14:52 pm

Graeme_S wrote:Nice to see Wiggo's fully adjusted to life in the media spotlight:

https://twitter.com/TelegraphSport/stat ... 68/photo/1

Not that I blame him mind.

Hope he and Shane Sutton both heal up quickly.

He was only showing them his broken finger :wink:

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby skylla » Thu Nov 08, 2012 14:58 pm

Slim Boy Fat wrote:
Graeme_S wrote:Nice to see Wiggo's fully adjusted to life in the media spotlight:

https://twitter.com/TelegraphSport/stat ... 68/photo/1

Not that I blame him mind.

Hope he and Shane Sutton both heal up quickly.

He was only showing them his broken finger :wink:


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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby pb21 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 15:20 pm

His execution of the finger is outstanding. Whenever I do it the fingers to the sides obscure the effect :(

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby skylla » Thu Nov 08, 2012 15:31 pm

pb21 wrote:His execution of the finger is outstanding. Whenever I do it the fingers to the sides obscure the effect :(

Try and break it first! Wiggo's loving it.

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby ThomThom » Thu Nov 08, 2012 15:35 pm

I could think of something better than a horde of Telegraph journalists waiting outside a hospital myself. But he's not helping himself here, is he. Haha.

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby Richmond Racer » Thu Nov 08, 2012 15:40 pm

ThomThom wrote:I could think of something better than a horde of Telegraph journalists waiting outside a hospital myself. But he's not helping himself here, is he. Haha.



The thing about Wiggo is that he really isnt arsed about whether he's 'helping himself'

Dont blame him either

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby kingrollo » Thu Nov 08, 2012 17:10 pm

Is the van driver going to be burned to the stake ?- hope so.

She needs a serious lawyer, who will advise here to say, "Really sorry I didn't see him"

case dismissed - don't do it again

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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby unixnerd » Thu Nov 08, 2012 18:59 pm

Is the van driver going to be burned to the stake ?- hope so.


Many years ago I almost hit a cyclist in similar circumstances at night. We were both lucky and I learnt a lesson, some people don't get to learn the lesson so easily. At best a SMIDSY public information campaign would be a good idea.
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Re: Wiggo hit by van

Postby Ridgerider » Thu Nov 08, 2012 19:10 pm

I hope Wiggo's UCI Whereabout list was up to date...

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