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Geraint Thomas

The Welsh wing man finally came good after so many years of dogged support for the team. It is worth recalling his appalling crash in the road race in Rio 16 and the contrast to the beam on his face when he rode the Champs to win the Tour de France 2018. Godidog Gearing, magnificent

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The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend. - Charles Lamb
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First Actress on British Stage - 1660, First Recorded UFO in Britain - 1733, Bonnie Prince Charlie Turns Back at Derby - 1745, Britainís First Heavyweight Boxing Champ - 1863, Opening of the Clifton Suspension Bridge - 1864, RAC Established - 1897, John Lennon shot dead - 1980
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