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konky
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by konky

Does anyone know why David Harmon is not commentating for eurosport at the TDF this year. He has had a break for much of the year but was due to be back for the TDF. Have I missed something. There doesn't seem to be mention of it anywhere.

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Tinea Pedis
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by Tinea Pedis

He's been suffering with depression for the better part of the year.

Terrible to hear, as he's great to listen to.

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by DrGalactus

That's a shame, I do enjoy the rapport between he and Kelly.

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by Pharmstrong

Aw shit, that's sad to hear. He and Kelly were my preferred double act. I'm now having to deal with Liggett and Sherwin on ITV. I simply can not stand Kirby's nonsense and shouting.

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by konky

Harmon and Kelly are the biz. The best commentary double act around in my view. David if you're out there I wish you well. We all feel a bit down at times but real depression must be awful. Get well soon. Hope you're up to the Vuelta.

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by VeloScaper

in case you're interested in reading about what other things he has been up to in his life.

http://velovoices.com/2013/04/26/friday ... on-part-2/

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Damn. Here's wishing him a speedy return.

Kirby totally ruins Eurosport coverage.
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by russianbear

Harmon is my favorite as well. Hope he gets better soon.

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by AGW

I LOVE Harmon, especially with Kelly. I never understood some of the hate he seems to get on certain boards. The pair are tops compared to Ligget and Sherwin.

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by stella-azzurra

Who is currently commentating on EuroSport now. Kelly and ??? I though it was David Harmon.
Can't get the English accents straight. :mrgreen:
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by Pharmstrong

stella-azzurra wrote:Who is currently commentating on EuroSport now. Kelly and ??? I though it was David Harmon.
Can't get the English accents straight. :mrgreen:


Carlton 'Rant & Rave' Kirby.

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by Maximilian

Kirby needs to calm the f**k down. He is too noisy and incoherent, just useless babble. He just goes nuts at the finish and you can't concentrate on the race with the aural assault. I might mute the TV...
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I'd much rather Harmon back as he is calm and composed and give relevant, useful information.
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by Pharmstrong

Even though I have Eurosport I've streamed most of this seasons races from Sporza, simply to avoid Kirby. As you say, his commentary fleets from Alan Partridge-esque nonsense to incoherent noise. It's like Hugh Porters back.

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by ichobi

Kirby goes ballistic at the end of every sprint stage , shrieking and whatnots. Bit annoying. Hope Harmon gets well soon. Dont get where the hate is coming from, he's quite accurate naming riders in the pack. Way better than P&P

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