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Lance Armstrong spoof Hitler video sparks inevitable response

Pre-Tour fun hots up for pro and anti Armstrong camps

Last week's spoof video by a Lance Armstrong fan from Texas which used the film Downfall to poke fun at the Fuhrer's attempts to stop Lance winning his eighth Tour de France has sparked a video response on Youtube.

'Brunyeel's Downfall' uses the same footage to make a very different point… and is if anything funnier than last week's effort. Unfortunately it's also waaaaaaaaaaaaaaay more libellous too and should probably carry a parental advisory too. In fact it would be no surprise if it was pulled fairly quickly.

This time Astana team boss Brunyeel is Hitler surrounded by his top generals in the bunker for a pre-Tour briefing.

About the only line we can quote without getting into trouble is “It's not looking good Mr Brunyeel”.

All good clean(ish) fun and the sort of thing we can expect a lot more of as things start to heat up for the Tour… mind you, fun though the vids are they still have a way to go to live up to the comedic splendour of Jan Ullrich's MySpace page.'s founder and first editor, nowadays to be found riding a spreadsheet. Tony's journey in cycling media started in 1997 as production editor and then deputy editor of Total Bike, acting editor of Total Mountain Bike and then seven years as editor of Cycling Plus. He launched his first cycling website - the Cycling Plus Forum at the turn of the century. In 2006 he left C+ to head up the launch team for Bike Radar which he edited until 2008, when he co-launched the multi-award winning - finally handing on the reins in 2021 to Jack Sexty. His favourite ride is his ‘commute’ - which he does most days inc weekends and he’s been cycle-commuting since 1994. His favourite bikes are titanium and have disc brakes, though he'd like to own a carbon bike one day.

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radar | 14 years ago

Fantastic video. Go quickly, go now. It wont be there soon.  1
Very clever, very rude too. Lots of words I didn't understand  44

Tony Farrelly | 14 years ago

No point on clicking on the picture - it's for "illustrative purposes" only. If you want to watch this one you'll have to go to Youtube and find it

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