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10-02-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By slcbob

Hold onto your Michelob lights, race fans,...

Hold onto your Michelob lights, race fans, because here comes the mighty orange menace, the force from the flatlands, the beasts from below sea level, the kings and queens of the kopjes, the Dutch...
10-02-19, 02:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By slcbob

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iV53K98BHfM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iV53K98BHfM
10-01-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By slcbob

CX-Madison?

CX-Madison?
10-01-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By slcbob

^ it seems to me the sense is self-evident,...

^ it seems to me the sense is self-evident, unless you're fighting it on technicalities. Like Alejandro. Oh, the irony.
09-27-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By slcbob

^ MinnMan, with Quinn and Tiberi (the Jr ITT...

^ MinnMan, with Quinn and Tiberi (the Jr ITT champ) both headed there, we can watch your theory play out.
09-25-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,072
Posted By slcbob

I am appalled. It's a dig against Floyd that the...

I am appalled. It's a dig against Floyd that the Congressman's statement isn't perceived as a dig against Floyd.
09-25-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By slcbob

Or maybe Mikael Cherel will owe you a drink....

Or maybe Mikael Cherel will owe you a drink. Though I think Ahlaphilippe will exhaust little Mikael on the way to his victory (yes, I'm sticking to it) if Cherel is even on the start line, IDK.

In...
09-25-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By slcbob

one4smoke was feeling charitable. And I think...

one4smoke was feeling charitable. And I think he's a big John Waters fan.

The next question is, now that his glory days of youth are past and he is wallowing in the late stages of his once...
09-24-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By slcbob

Really? Sidebar on steephill. C'mon, man. 2019...

Really? Sidebar on steephill. C'mon, man.
2019 UCI Road World Championships Live Video, Results, Photos, TV, Course (http://www.steephill.tv/road-cycling-world-championships/)
09-23-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By slcbob

Mixed TT?

I haven't watched it. Just read about it. I'm mildly aghast, though not as much as Lefevre.

What do you think?

RIP trade team TTT. So would that be TTTTT?
09-23-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By slcbob

^ Treachery? From a French rider? On Quick Step?...

^ Treachery? From a French rider? On Quick Step? What are the odds of that?

I'm going to swallow the line going around that this race is going to be a little long and grippy for MVDP and his CX...
09-23-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

I feel a muse inspiring me. BizarroBF...

I feel a muse inspiring me.

BizarroBF league. Everyone create a second team off a second email address, must spend all 100 velobucks, and lowest score wins.

Tejay!!!!!!!!!!!!!
09-20-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By slcbob

I see the herd following the bookies and MVDP....

I see the herd following the bookies and MVDP. I'll throw my hat into the ring for an upset. Not a Remco Evenpoel level upset! Just Ahlaphilippe. Or maybe Trentin.
09-19-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

Just a couple of short bus riding obtuse cycling...

Just a couple of short bus riding obtuse cycling fans. One rabbit stew, coming right up! D'oh!!!
09-17-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By slcbob

That's semi new. Save the dolphins, global...

That's semi new. Save the dolphins, global warming, etc. The Badger and the Cannibal hurled bidons with impunity back in their day, and I'm pretty sure that continued well through the reign of the...
09-17-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

P.S. I just threw down for the NBC Sports Gold...

P.S. I just threw down for the NBC Sports Gold rugby world cup pass and it makes the cycling package look like a bargain! If I had to pay $200 for the cycling pass, I'd be watching every pedal stroke...
09-17-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

^ yes, that may have happened, though it feels...

^ yes, that may have happened, though it feels like it was pre-Cambrian. I am glad you took over and are blazing the way ahead.

I was channeling the Wrath of Khan above. By the way, fresh off the...
09-16-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

A long, cold winter of plotting revenge lies...

A long, cold winter of plotting revenge lies ahead. Fortunately, revenge is a dish best served cold. And the Giro is very cold -- just ask little Stjevjen Kjruikjwijkjk about how cjold it was in that...
09-14-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

It's a real nail biter here in the VeloLeague...

It's a real nail biter here in the VeloLeague and, from the snippets I see in the steephill headlines before getting back to my hedonism, a heckuva race.

I see my team has clawed its way into the...
09-12-19, 04:05 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

My team only has people on it. Meintjes is dead...

My team only has people on it. Meintjes is dead to me.



Admirable back hand! That would have hurt if I didn't admire and deserve it so much. Ha ha.



DFL is admirable and something to be...
09-11-19, 02:37 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

Were it five years ago, you'd include Talansky in...

Were it five years ago, you'd include Talansky in the mix and live to regret it.
09-10-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

This could be a very interesting stage. Forecast...

This could be a very interesting stage. Forecast 15-25mph winds. Game on, flatlanders.

I will not doom anyone by picking them. Though if I commit to no one on my team winning, it may mean someone...
09-06-19, 01:23 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

With the stage 12 boost from PhilGil, I am now...

With the stage 12 boost from PhilGil, I am now solidly into the upper ranks of the 4th quartile of the 14,899 teams in the game. AKA the cream of the crap.

The winner will not be on my team. I...
09-03-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

As you drive to the airport, keep an eye out for...

As you drive to the airport, keep an eye out for me. I'm in a ditch, left behind by the team car. Since there are no cameras or commissaires around, I could get away with and really need some...
09-03-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

If something big doesn't change soon, the "Riders...

If something big doesn't change soon, the "Riders Who Are Dead To Me" book might get another entry on the M page. Make room for Louis, Denis.
09-03-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

I'll tell you all about it. Collect call for Mrs....

I'll tell you all about it. Collect call for Mrs. Floyd. But there's a man answering and he's hanging up because he'd rather be in Spain. Que lastima. Otra vez. :(

Carlisle is getting a lot...
08-30-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

So I see this race has been a hot mess and...

So I see this race has been a hot mess and canam73 has practically won this thing. Wow. What a difference a few days make.

But say it with me everybody....

It's a long way to Madrid!
08-28-19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

Conti? That would be a prediction coup. Let...

Conti? That would be a prediction coup.

Let me throw some buckshot at the wall:

1) Roglic loses some time. The fall nags.
2) Esteban for the big grin win.
3) Uran into red. Unless MALopez...
08-27-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

You all look very impressive arrayed in front of...

You all look very impressive arrayed in front of me in the VG league.

I am going to walk Hadrian's Wall for a week. (yeah, really) I expect I will be in front of many of you upon my return. I may...
08-27-19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

Gaviria. That's my story and I'm sticking to...

Gaviria.

That's my story and I'm sticking to it. Can you hear the drums?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQsjAbZDx-4
08-26-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

I wish I had done that. Nothing worse than...

I wish I had done that. Nothing worse than hanging around here with a team full of do-nothings like I picked and having canam73 and ooga-booga lord it around. Know what I mean, one4smoke? Oh, maybe...
08-25-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

Sergio who? I'm going to be mighty bitter if most...

Sergio who? I'm going to be mighty bitter if most of you put a big dig into me because of your mastery of obscure Colombians. I'm already a little bitter my "inside scoop" on obscure Slovenians...
08-25-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

Stage 2 pick - Sagan. :roflmao2:

Stage 2 pick - Sagan.

:roflmao2:
08-24-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

P.S. I took a quick look at the various teams. I...

P.S. I took a quick look at the various teams. I am entirely confident that I have no clue what is going to happen.

Not much play for Valverde. I thought hard about Uran but figured (and now hope)...
08-24-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

I'm just catching up on the stage replay now. The...

I'm just catching up on the stage replay now. The start area makes it looks like this is the Hunger Games not la Vuelta. Am I the only one a little weirded out by it?

I still haven't seen the...
08-24-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

Oh well. That's bicycle racing.

Oh well. That's bicycle racing.
08-23-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

I would like to report that I did not make any...

I would like to report that I did not make any changes to my team today.

I say J-V takes the TTT and puts Sep Kuss into yellow pink red on Sunday.

No. Wait. Quick Step and PhilGil.

No....
08-23-19, 03:40 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

Somebody was doomed when I said to myself "OK,...

Somebody was doomed when I said to myself "OK, that's it, no more changes" on Thursday morning. Sorry about that, Carapaz.

I am not having the budget problems I usually do. Though maybe I should...
08-21-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

No rush! There are still several weeks for me to...

No rush! There are still several weeks for me to fall off the podium.
08-20-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

I do mean "hasta". And stop calling me...

I do mean "hasta". And stop calling me Shirley.
08-20-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,802
Posted By slcbob

OK. Hasty team picked and entered. Office...

OK. Hasty team picked and entered.

Office pool: come race start, how many of the 9 riders now on my team will still be on my team?

I'm going with 3. Let the indecision and second-guessing...
08-08-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,574
Posted By slcbob

I think it will be a GC slug fest but a bit of a...

I think it will be a GC slug fest but a bit of a short bus program for the sprints. Oh well. That's their program.
08-01-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,572
Posted By slcbob

ozzie ozzie ozzie oy oy y'all They're...

ozzie ozzie ozzie oy oy y'all

They're vindictive, those Aggies.

If you want to get one off your porch, there's no way around it. You're going to have to pay them for the pizza.
08-01-19, 03:58 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,507
Posted By slcbob

What a long strange trip it's been. From hero to...

What a long strange trip it's been. From hero to sub-zero.
07-31-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,572
Posted By slcbob

Fair warning received, SpinClassSara! We'll keep...

Fair warning received, SpinClassSara! We'll keep an eye out for you in la Vuelta. Be careful, ooga-booga might actually deliver in his favorite Grand Tour.

Speaking of fair warning, I now fear you...
07-31-19, 03:25 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,507
Posted By slcbob

I wonder if the thread title had been "What are...

I wonder if the thread title had been "What are your thoughts about Lance Armstrong doing drugs?" would we have wound up talking about his podcast?
07-31-19, 03:19 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,572
Posted By slcbob

^ never get off the [bike].

^ never get off the [bike].
07-30-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,452
Posted By slcbob

Context is everything. There is reading, and then...

Context is everything. There is reading, and then there is discussing. Try to keep up.
07-30-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,572
Posted By slcbob

Which team in our little league were you, Sara? ...

Which team in our little league were you, Sara?

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE be the Aggie that finished in front of ooga-booga!
...
07-30-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,452
Posted By slcbob

Largely as expected/feared. What team...

Largely as expected/feared.

What team wouldn't trade 3 spots in the bottom of the top 10 for one on the top step, or even the podium? Or the polka dots. Or something other than the team...
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