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07-07-13, 03:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,751
Posted By dagna

Speaking of Road ID, are the announcers wearing...

Speaking of Road ID, are the announcers wearing them this year? I forgot to look...
07-08-12, 01:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,816
Posted By dagna

Being on NBC (instead of cable channel NBC...

Being on NBC (instead of cable channel NBC Sports) is undoubtedly good for getting a bigger audience, but it seemed like they made the commercial breaks *much* longer. Very annoying, although it did...
07-08-12, 01:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,266
Posted By dagna

Family friend's husband is from the Isle of Man....

Family friend's husband is from the Isle of Man. It's a small world (I can say that without getting sued by Disney, right? :p).

I believe from watching Top Gear that the Isle of Man is also famous...
07-08-12, 01:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,194
Posted By dagna

It would be interesting to see if Cannondale gets...

It would be interesting to see if Cannondale gets a spike in bell sales the next few weeks :p
07-29-11, 09:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,430
Posted By dagna

OK, no credit to VS...but that doesn't mean the...

OK, no credit to VS...but that doesn't mean the camerawork isn't still amazing and impressive. I'll go along with everything hudsonbay said about it.
07-29-11, 08:56 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,989
Posted By dagna

:lol: Don't think so...! Love that Cadel...

:lol: Don't think so...!

Love that Cadel Evans is going to be there. This keeps looking more and more interesting.
07-25-11, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By dagna

I hear it's very good in pie. :D

I hear it's very good in pie. :D
07-25-11, 08:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,430
Posted By dagna

Yep, that was a disappointment for me, too. I...

Yep, that was a disappointment for me, too. I hope his recovery is going well and he can be in next year's Tour.

Impressed:
1. Cadel, strong and steady--and then taking the chase of Andy Schleck...
07-24-11, 08:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,689
Posted By dagna

My best fantasy Tour de France EVER!!!!!!! ...

My best fantasy Tour de France EVER!!!!!!!

(Look on the bright side, Second Mouse...you're not the Lanterne Rouge).
07-24-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By dagna

Stage 21: Paris

Stage 21: Paris
07-23-11, 07:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By dagna

Switchbacks

Switchbacks
07-23-11, 03:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,776
Posted By dagna

Crap. Now I'm having flashbacks. Thanks a lot.

Crap. Now I'm having flashbacks. Thanks a lot.
07-23-11, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By dagna

Farrar, just holding Cav off. Greipel third,...

Farrar, just holding Cav off. Greipel third, Rojas fourth.
07-22-11, 10:47 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,694
Posted By dagna

Just had to say... I told you so.

Just had to say... I told you so.
07-21-11, 03:13 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 7,804
Posted By dagna

He has the matching Tour de France luggage set: a...

He has the matching Tour de France luggage set: a suitcase of panache *and* a suitcase of courage. Plus a duffel bag of heart. Evidently the airline lost his carry-on of off-the-back. :o
07-20-11, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By dagna

My favorite TweetQuote this year: "The Tour of...

My favorite TweetQuote this year: "The Tour of Norway continues."
07-20-11, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By dagna

No, he just made a joke that they were a...

No, he just made a joke that they were a rent-a-crowd, based on their numbers being so surprising.

I don't know that this year's Norwegian crowds are that surprising, though. If you watch last...
07-20-11, 08:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,620
Posted By dagna

Well, since my original statement was that I...

Well, since my original statement was that I thought my made-up statistic of 99.9% of cyclists (1 in 1000) was generous, the example works for me whether it's racers or recreational.

I've heard a...
07-18-11, 09:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,620
Posted By dagna

More data: From a recent Cycling News...

More data:

From a recent Cycling News article titled Inner Ring: Spare a Thought for the Gruppetto http://www.cyclingnews.com/blogs/inner-ring/inner-ring-spare-a-thought-for-the-gruppetto ...
07-16-11, 07:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,357
Posted By dagna

Voeckler's been very impressive, yes, but what...

Voeckler's been very impressive, yes, but what about his faithful pilot fish? Pierre Rolland was there up the whole climb, both today and on Luz-Ardiden. I don't see anyone else's teammates being...
07-15-11, 10:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,439
Posted By dagna

:thumb: I hadn't thought about it that way,...

:thumb:

I hadn't thought about it that way, but now that you point it out, I think that probably qualifies for Understatement of the Year honors :D.
07-15-11, 10:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,439
Posted By dagna

Thor, God of Thunder!!! That was amazing. Not...

Thor, God of Thunder!!! That was amazing. Not just the whole big-guy-sprinter-wins-mountain-stage-in-breakaway, but the tactical side of not letting Moncoutie bog him down in...
07-14-11, 12:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,689
Posted By dagna

Woohoo! I was all set for a long slide into the...

Woohoo! I was all set for a long slide into the cellar, but then today my guy Sammy came through for me!!!!!! (And so did Cadel, too, of course.):D
07-12-11, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By dagna

Regarding the on-line All-Access package, I sent...

Regarding the on-line All-Access package, I sent in a query with your question. Here is their answer:

Ticket #: XXXXXX
Subject: Stage Replays
Status: Closed
Solution:
[Jul 12 2011...
07-12-11, 06:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,338
Posted By dagna

I'm expecting some excitement. Hope it's GC, but...

I'm expecting some excitement. Hope it's GC, but if it's just the Frenchmen trying to win on Bastille Day, that works for me too :D.
07-11-11, 12:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,605
Posted By dagna

There's a report floating around that race radio...

There's a report floating around that race radio specifically told the driver not to pass.
07-11-11, 11:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,620
Posted By dagna

Actually, I get something more like "The ideal...

Actually, I get something more like "The ideal Tour would be a Tour where a single racer succeeded in finishing the test." Basically the same thing, with not quite such bloodthirsty overtones :D....
07-11-11, 09:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,620
Posted By dagna

Neither would I--but then, neither of us are...

Neither would I--but then, neither of us are riding the Tour de France :D.

I :love: the Lanterne Rouge. Even the last place rider in the TdF could kick the butt of 99.9%* of the cyclists on the...
07-11-11, 08:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,689
Posted By dagna

I tried to fit Voeckler on my team, but couldn't...

I tried to fit Voeckler on my team, but couldn't work out the economics. Love him, though--one can always count on him fighting to win a stage.

At this point Evans is my speed brake for my long...
07-10-11, 06:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,015
Posted By dagna

Any word on Klöden's condition after Stage 9?

Any word on Klöden's condition after Stage 9?
07-09-11, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By dagna

If you can wait for a day or so, I'll fill out a...

If you can wait for a day or so, I'll fill out a repair ticket with your question and see if I can get it answered. It took a day or two to get an answer to my last question, so be patient.
07-09-11, 02:06 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,738
Posted By dagna

Interestingly enough, it appears Garmin-Cervélo...

Interestingly enough, it appears Garmin-Cervélo have a checklist on how to identify when a rider with a head injury should not continue. This article talks about it and says the team trains all...
07-09-11, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By dagna

Very punny :D

Very punny :D
07-07-11, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By dagna

I think you may have overreacted. :D

I think you may have overreacted. :D
07-07-11, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By dagna

If one wonders why the other riders didn't help,...

If one wonders why the other riders didn't help, one might also wonder why the camera operator didn't help. After all, he hadn't just been in a crash.

Disclaimer: I belong to the group who feels...
07-07-11, 03:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,689
Posted By dagna

Gilbert helped some folks today. Not me, but...

Gilbert helped some folks today. Not me, but definitely some others <G>.

In our family league, my Dad traditionally picks all the Norwegians. Guess who's almost impossible to live with today? :D
07-06-11, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,810
Posted By dagna

What a crashfest...I feel like I'm watching...

What a crashfest...I feel like I'm watching demolition derby.
07-05-11, 10:19 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,689
Posted By dagna

You just do it so you can use that great...

You just do it so you can use that great trainwreck gif (love it!)...
07-03-11, 07:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,766
Posted By dagna

LOL! That's what Clearwater's "hill" for the...

LOL! That's what Clearwater's "hill" for the Ironman 70.3 World Championship looked like. Of course, for the Ironman 70.3 they had to go over it SIX times (out and back on the bike course, and out...
07-03-11, 06:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,766
Posted By dagna

I love the God of Thunder, but he's not best...

I love the God of Thunder, but he's not best suited to go head-to-head with Cav on a flat sprinter's stage. So I'll be rooting for Tyler, and if Thor helps launch a successful Farrar win, I'll be...
07-03-11, 06:42 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,140
Posted By dagna

I think it makes perfect sense. Therefore, it...

I think it makes perfect sense. Therefore, it will be disallowed.

Disclaimer: *NOT* an AC fan.
07-03-11, 06:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,689
Posted By dagna

Thank heavens I took a screen shot of the brief...

Thank heavens I took a screen shot of the brief time I was in the lead :D. The new leader has used the superpowers of Phillipe Gilbert to relegate me to also-ran... However, it's nice to see a...
07-03-11, 06:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,232
Posted By dagna

I tried joining, but I don't like the way it...

I tried joining, but I don't like the way it shows your real name, rather than a user name. So I'm afraid I unjoined. I'll see you all over on the Velogames fantasy team game. By the way--- IN THE...
07-03-11, 12:11 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,689
Posted By dagna

I'm in.

I'm in.
07-03-11, 08:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,879
Posted By dagna

*Love* the cable company's picture-in-picture...I...

*Love* the cable company's picture-in-picture...I can switch to the Wimbledon finals during the commercials but not risk missing when the TdF comes back on. Life is good.
07-03-11, 08:05 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,738
Posted By dagna

That makes sense--thanks!

That makes sense--thanks!
07-03-11, 06:40 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,738
Posted By dagna

Actually, I'm wrong. It would be the team member...

Actually, I'm wrong. It would be the team member with the lowest overall time going into the team trial, because he'd have the lowest individual time after the team time trial (assuming his team won...
07-02-11, 08:10 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,738
Posted By dagna

I could be wrong, but I'm thinking if the team...

I could be wrong, but I'm thinking if the team time trial results cause a yellow jersey change, it goes to the first team member over the finish line.
07-20-10, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,691
Posted By dagna

Superman wears Jens Voigt pajamas.

Superman wears Jens Voigt pajamas.
07-20-10, 07:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,036
Posted By dagna

My favorite was a couple of days ago. After...

My favorite was a couple of days ago. After vee-no-KUR-ov pretty much right the whole race, he suddenly came out with
vin-YOU-curroff. WTF???
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