Marcel Kittel retires.

Discussion in 'Pro Cycling (Road and Track Racing)' started by Adam4868, 23 Aug 2019.

  1. Adam4868

    Adam4868 Veteran

    Last edited: 23 Aug 2019
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  2. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

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    Just read that on the BBC website.

    Seems like he just ran out of steam and enthusiasm.
     
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  3. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

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    Reading his statement , it makes perfect sense if your heart's not in it.
     
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    Adam4868

    Adam4868 Veteran

    I sort of forgot just how much he'd won and how long he'd been around.
     
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  5. Phaeton

    Phaeton Guru

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    I know very little about cycle racing but to me you have to want to do it, you have to have a passion to put yourself through what they do week in & week out. If your mind is not in it, you had best give up & try something else.
     
  6. Elybazza61

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  7. smutchin

    smutchin Cat 6 Racer

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    The Red Enclave
    “To be honest, with no @Marmion regularly commenting on the beauty of my hair, there didn’t seem much point carrying on,” explained the 31-year-old German yesterday.
     
  8. Dogtrousers

    Dogtrousers Kilometre nibbler

    Wish him all the best with what he does next.
     
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  9. roadrash

    roadrash cycle chatterer

    I will join everyone in wishing him good luck for the future
     
  10. themosquitoking

    themosquitoking Veteran

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    Spain
    It's a shame because just before he lost his head he was dominating.
     
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