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Old 09-10-19, 07:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Caretaker View Post
Kuss is good but as for becoming a 'big name' he hasn't show potential yet. He's 24.

Poel is also 24 but has won Amstel Gold this year and is a very talented rider. Very promising prospect. He's from Belgium but is registered as Dutch.
See any potential in stage 15?
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Old 09-10-19, 08:27 AM
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Originally Posted by one4smoke View Post
See any potential in stage 15?
Yes.
What'swith the rolleyes? I posted before this Vuelta had even begun.
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Old 09-10-19, 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Caretaker View Post
Yes.
What'swith the rolleyes? I posted before this Vuelta had even begun.
Eh, those are still there because of the "picked him only because he's American" comment.

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Old 09-13-19, 12:49 PM
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Originally Posted by one4smoke View Post
Eh, those are still there because of the "picked him only because he's American" comment.
Well you hardly put him in the list because he won a stage of the Vuelta because he hadn't.
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Old 09-13-19, 06:21 PM
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Well you hardly put him in the list because he won a stage of the Vuelta because he hadn't.
Well, no. I'm not Kreskin.

But I hardly put him in the list for being American, no more than I did the other two.
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Originally Posted by one4smoke View Post
Well, no. I'm not Kreskin.

But I hardly put him in the list for being American, no more than I did the other two.
Now if you'd put Tadej Pogacar in I'd be impressed, but then he's Slovenian not American.
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Old 09-15-19, 06:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Caretaker View Post
Now if you'd put Tadej Pogacar in I'd be impressed, but then he's Slovenian not American.
Hung up on Americans, are you?
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Old 09-15-19, 07:16 AM
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Hung up on Americans, are you?
No, unlike you and your 'list'.
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No, unlike you and your 'list'.

There was one American on the list of three. A cyclist that is showing he's a legitimate contender deserving to be in the same mention as the other two. It was YOU that assumed he was only listed because he's an American ...from an American.


A rather glib comment coming from someone that's obviously prejudiced.
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Originally Posted by one4smoke View Post
There was one American on the list of three. A cyclist that is showing he's a legitimate contender deserving to be in the same mention as the other two. It was YOU that assumed he was only listed because he's an American ...from an American.


A rather glib comment coming from someone that's obviously prejudiced.
Kuss hadn't done much which is why I questioned the thinking behind his inclusion. I'm prejudiced against riders on 'most promising' lists that haven't shown much promise. If you eliminate all other reasons for his inclusion then his nationality is the real reason...........obviously.

Why have a list at all? Why not just ask the question in the thread title?
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Originally Posted by Caretaker View Post
Kuss hadn't done much which is why I questioned the thinking behind his inclusion. I'm prejudiced against riders on 'most promising' lists that haven't shown much promise. If you eliminate all other reasons for his inclusion then his nationality is the real reason...........obviously.

Why have a list at all? Why not just ask the question in the thread title?
Now, you're just showing your ignorance. He was included for reasons such as this: https://www.sltrib.com/sports/2018/08/12/tour-utah/

To suggest he was included because of his nationality is very shallow on your behalf, and frankly ...quite offensive.

It's very obvious what your mentality is here, and I want no part of it. I'm done with you.
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Originally Posted by one4smoke View Post
Now, you're just showing your ignorance. He was included for reasons such as this: https://www.sltrib.com/sports/2018/08/12/tour-utah/

To suggest he was included because of his nationality is very shallow on your behalf, and frankly ...quite offensive.

It's very obvious what your mentality is here, and I want no part of it. I'm done with you.
I was aware from the start of his performance in the 2018 ToU, a second category stage race. BTW that link doesn't work in Europe.

If you want drop out of this discussion then that's fine by me. I told you why I thought he was the 'odd one out' in that list. You avoided my direct question as to why have a list.

Have a nice day.
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Originally Posted by Caretaker View Post
Kuss hadn't done much which is why I questioned the thinking behind his inclusion. I'm prejudiced against riders on 'most promising' lists that haven't shown much promise. If you eliminate all other reasons for his inclusion then his nationality is the real reason...........obviously.

Why have a list at all? Why not just ask the question in the thread title?
I agree, Kuss still has to prove himself with more of such high level results. Vuelta is a good start, first win outside the US soil.
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Old 09-17-19, 11:06 AM
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MvDP for the Rainbow! Calling it.
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Old 09-17-19, 01:27 PM
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MvDP for the Rainbow! Calling it.
my initial pick as well. we’ve got a ways to go till the race and things could change/happen but yah, mvdp.
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