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Major fail by Chavanel

Postby frenchfighter » Thu Jan 10, 2013 09:39 am

The old one was bad enough. This tat is ridiculous. Some people have no sense of class. The worst thing too is that Chavanel looks brilliant on a bike and is a lovely guy by all accounts...what possessed him to put this rubbish on his leg.

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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby greasedscotsman » Thu Jan 10, 2013 09:57 am

frenchfighter wrote:what possessed him to put this rubbish on his leg.


To annoy you? :wink:

But as much as I don't like tattoos, it's his leg.

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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby lostboysaint » Thu Jan 10, 2013 09:58 am

greasedscotsman wrote:
frenchfighter wrote:what possessed him to put this rubbish on his leg.


To annoy you? :wink:

But as much as I don't like tattoos, it's his leg.


That. It does look shoot but it's his shoot.
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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby Rick Chasey » Thu Jan 10, 2013 09:59 am

What a chav.

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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby LeicesterLad » Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:01 am

Rick Chasey wrote:What a chav.


Clever.

I'm a big Chavanel fan, don't mind tattoos - however this one does ruin Chavas 'look' somewhat.

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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby TMR » Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:14 am

I don't mind it TBH Frenchie.

As others have said, it's his leg. Perhaps keep your powder dry for something that really irritates you? ;)
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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby frenchfighter » Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:20 am

Oh he can do what he wants to his body etc etc. Doesn't stop me thinking it looks terrible!
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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby greasedscotsman » Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:29 am

frenchfighter wrote:Oh he can do what he wants to his body etc etc. Doesn't stop me thinking it looks terrible!


Defo, but we are all giving our opinions, aren't we! :D

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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby TMR » Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:31 am

frenchfighter wrote:Oh he can do what he wants to his body etc etc. Doesn't stop me thinking it looks terrible!


Tattoo aside, I preferred him in the French National Champion's jersey. He looks decidedly ordinary in standard OPQS colours.

Can't believe Nacer Bouhanni (SP?) won. FDJ spinter. Wonder if we'll see him in any of the later Season GTs this year?
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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby Ben6899 » Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:36 am

I'm guessing Sylvain thought he might fancy a tattoo on his leg, slept on it a bit, made sure it was what he really wanted and then went ahead and did it.

Much like most folk who have tattoos. I dare say it hardly registers on his Acme Give-a-Fuck Scale what we think! :D
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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby TMR » Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:38 am

Ben6899 wrote:I dare say it hardly registers on his Acme Give-a-Fuck Scale what we think! :D


Quality! :wink:
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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby frenchfighter » Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:39 am

Some of you are so damming of people having opinions about what people wear or do. But think about it a moment and see how many's peoples careers are built on them achieving the right opinion from the people and what happens when that goes away.
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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby frenchfighter » Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:43 am

The Mad Rapper wrote:
frenchfighter wrote:Oh he can do what he wants to his body etc etc. Doesn't stop me thinking it looks terrible!


Tattoo aside, I preferred him in the French National Champion's jersey. He looks decidedly ordinary in standard OPQS colours.

Can't believe Nacer Bouhanni (SP?) won. FDJ spinter. Wonder if we'll see him in any of the later Season GTs this year?


Bouhanni is decent. Used to be a boxer.
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Yes, Chavanel looks splendid in his colours. I actually bought that kit...before realising I had actually bought Terpstra's! Very similar though.
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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby inkyfingers » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:18 am

Major Frenchie Fail :wink:
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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby Rick Chasey » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:28 am

Hehe. Heard that one in the pub. Made me chuckle.

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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby JonGinge » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:32 am

I wonder what the sponsors think...
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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby TailWindHome » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:38 am

Cyclists and needles eh?
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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby SecretSqirrel » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:45 am

Perhaps he is trying to cover up the onset of the condition commonly known as Hincapie Leg.

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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby prawny » Thu Jan 10, 2013 14:53 pm

I thought he's been wearing knee warmers with a SS jersey again :roll:
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Re: Major fail by Chavanel

Postby kfinlay » Thu Jan 10, 2013 16:12 pm

frenchfighter wrote:Some of you are so damming of people having opinions about what people wear or do. But think about it a moment and see how many's peoples careers are built on them achieving the right opinion from the people and what happens when that goes away.


Don't think they are so damning but more their opinion on your hypocrisy - Chavanel shows no class for having a tattoo yet you use phrases such a Epic Fail or Major Fail :roll:

I'm all for people having opinions but it can be annoying when those same people consistently demonstrate such hypocrisy - you're still good entertainment though FF and I enjoy your unlimited photo library :wink:
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