Author Topic: Michele Scarponi - RIP  (Read 1502 times)

Michele Scarponi - RIP
« on: April 22, 2017, 09:58:01 am »
Rust never sleeps

Re: Michele Scarponi - RIP
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2017, 10:10:38 am »
Tragic.

I was only watching him on TV this week on Tour of the Alps.

No doubt there will be a mark of respect prior to the LBL this weekend.

Tragedy can be just around the corner for anyone. You just don't expect it for someone from the pro-peleton.

T42

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Re: Michele Scarponi - RIP
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2017, 03:26:10 pm »
^^^ To motor traffic we're all just obstructions.

It's the wife and two kids who need a deal of sympathy.  Heart in her mouth when he was racing and now the worst has arrived, and she and they are bereft.
I've dusted all those old bottles and set them up straight.

Re: Michele Scarponi - RIP
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2017, 03:30:02 pm »
 :(
Sic transit and all that..

Rhys W

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Re: Michele Scarponi - RIP
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2017, 12:34:36 am »
Tragic news indeed. I've enjoyed watching a couple of his videos that he filmed when training with his parrot, Frankie. Frankie is naturally in Astana jersey colours and sat on his shoulder and sometimes broke into flight, flying alongside Michele.

T42

  • Old fool in a hurry
I've dusted all those old bottles and set them up straight.

Re: Michele Scarponi - RIP
« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2017, 02:21:25 pm »
Nice touch by Astana to not replace him in the Giro squad, they will only start with 8 riders and no leader
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